Gifted & Talented / Advanced Academics
Please visit our Kennedale ISD Gifted & Talented site for detailed information regarding programs, policies, family engagement, and resources.
Students who participate in services designed for gifted/talented students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication as evidenced by the development of innovative products and performances that reflect individuality and creativity and are advanced in relation to students of similar age, experience, or environment. High school graduates who have participated in services for gifted/talented students will have produced products and performances of professional quality as part of their program services.
(Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students - April 2019)
A gifted/talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who:
- exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
- possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
- excels in a specific academic field.
Dr. Ashly Spencer
Gifted & Talented SpecialistCampus CoordinatorsKennedale High SchoolDean of StudentsKennedale Junior HighJames A. Arthur IntermediateR. F. Patterson ElementaryJames F. Delaney ElementaryAdvanced AcademicsKennedale High School