Gifted & Talented Assesments

  • How are assessments conducted?
    All assessments are administered during pre-established testing schedules/timelines by specially trained HoustonISD staff at the student’s school. Students who are applying for the entering Kindergarten G/T Neighborhood Program or Vanguard Magnet program are assessed at centralized locations.
    Please contact the office of Gifted & Talented regarding entering Kindergarten testing. 
    Which assessments are administered for G/T identification?
    • All students grades K-12 are given two assesments: CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test, non-verbal), and the Iowa/Logramos achievement test.