Gifted Education Mission:


 Identify and challenge gifted students with appropriate learning experiences rich in depth and complexity through differentiated, personalized instruction and learning environments. Encourage perseverance and a love of learning through embracing a "growth mindset".

 Listen to our students' voices about being gifted: I Am Gifted

  • Summer Camp Offerings Are Out!
    Tulsa Camps
  • GT Local Advisory
    Gifted Local Advisory Committee 2017-2018

    Next Meeting:

    October 6, 2017


    Education Service Center #436

    January 29, 2018


    Education Service Center #444


    Local Advisory Sponsored Event

    Parent Open House

    March 6, 2018


    Education Service Center- Selman Room 1st Flour


  • 2017-2018 Duke TIP
    Talent Search Results
    68 enrolled
    56 tested
    14 State Qualifiers
    2 Grand Qualifiers
    17 Academy for Summer Studies Qualifiers
    8 Center fro Summer Studies Qualifiers
  • Elementary GT Department Meetings
    1st Tuesdays 

    Wilson 2:00-3:30

    Tuesdays at Two (additional PL training)

    as needed


  • MS/JH -HS GT Department Meetings
    1st Thursdays 

    Wilson 4:15-5:30

Gifted and Talented Information

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District Gifted Documents and Resources


Tulsa Public Schools Gifted and Talented Program

 ‚ÄčiGniTing the SPARK

Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child

Social/Emotion development, Service;

Problem-Solving, Perseverance;  Potential, Personalized Learning

  Achievement in Academics & the Arts; Advocacy

Research, Rigor; & 

     Knowledge, "C"ritical, "C"reative Thinking, "C"ommunication, "C"ollaboration

Defining Gifted and Talented               

"Gifted and talented children" means children identified at the preschool, elementary and secondary level as having demonstrated potential abilities of high performance, capability and in need of differentiated or accelerated education or services.

For the purpose of this definition, "demonstrated abilities of high performance capability" means those identified students who score in the top three percent (3%) on any national standardized test of intellectual ability.

This definition may also include students who excel according to the Multi-Criteria definition in one or more of the following areas:

  • Specific Academic Ability (i.e. Math, Science, ELA, Technology, Social Studies)
  • Creative Thinking Ability
  • Leadership Ability
  • Visual/Performing Arts Ability
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