Gifted and Talented 2022-2023

  • GT

    Hello Pershing Panda Families!

    Gifted and Talented applications are available to students interested in qualifying for G/T status. 

    HISD is requesting that applications for GT testing be turned in to the Pershing main office.  Mr. De Stefano (james.destefano@houstonisd.orgs ) is the Pershing GT Coordinator and will notify receipt of applications. 

    All applications are due by Friday, January 13, 2023. 

    Please submit all of the following to the Pershing Main office for Mr. De Stefano:

    • Paper Application
    • Teacher Recommendation 
      • 2021-2022 Report Card (Only required for Non-HISD Students)

     GT Application Forms

    Houston Independent School District Magnet Programs

    Magnet Programs offer a range of thematic educational choices for grades K-12. Each program's enriched curriculum centers on a specialized theme that meets students' diverse needs, while teachers receive training to deliver specialized content using best practices.

    For more information, visit Houston Independent's Gifted and Talented Webpage: