GT Frequently Asked Questions

  • What if my child isn’t succeeding in the GT program?

  • I’ve heard that a GT student can furlough from the program. What does that mean?

  • How are gifted students in middle and high school served? Middle Level/Secondary Level (7-12)

  • What about 5th and 6th grades? How are these gifted students served?

  • How are elementary gifted students served in Royse City ISD?

  • Does my child have to re-qualify for the gifted program as he or she moves from elementary to intermediate school and then from intermediate to middle and high school?

  • My child was identified for the gifted program in Royse City, and we moved away. We have since moved back. Is my child automatically placed back into the gifted program?

  • How many students are accepted into the GT program each year?

  • What tests does RCISD use to test kids for the gifted program?

  • I am new to Royse City ISD, and I would like my child tested for the gifted program. What is the process? Whom do I contact?

  • If my child is new to Royse City ISD and was previously in a Gifted and Talented program, what information could I provide to my child’s school?

  • My family is new to Royse City ISD, and my child was identified gifted in our previous district. Is he/she automatically placed into Royse City ISD’s gifted/talented program, or will my child need to be re-tested?

  • When can my child be tested for GT?