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Spring Testing

Eligibility - Newly Enrolled and Private/Home School 

  • Fort Bend ISD students who were not enrolled in FBISD when fall testing took place.
  • Students who attend private/home schools, live in the FBISD attendance zone during the referral window, and plan to enroll in FBISD for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Students must be six (6) years old by September 1, 2017 and eligible to enter first grade.


  • The referral will be available for parents to complete online from the Fort Bend ISD website on January 5, 2017.
  • The deadline for submitting the registration packet is January 29, 2017.  No late referrals will be accepted.


  • Tests will be administered on February 25, 2017.  This is the only date tests will be administered.*
  • Parent and Teacher Rating Scales will be given to parents when a valid referral is returned to the Advanced Academics 
  • Test scores and rating scale scores are plotted on the Gifted and Talented Identification Profile.
  • The selection committee convenes to make identification decisions based on district criteria.
  • Students are identified for FBISD GT services in specific content areas, math/science and English language arts/social studies.


  • Parents are notified in writing of the selection committee's decision.
  • Parents are advised of their right to appeal.


  • Parents must appeal in writing within ten school days as indicated on the notification letter.
  • The Appeals Committee responds with their decision in writing within ten school days of the meeting.
  • 2017 Spring GT Testing Referral is Now Open


    Any students who moved to FBISD after September 29th or students who attend private/home school but live in the FBISD attendance zone and plan on registering for school next year, may submit a referral during the following window: January 2, 2017 - January 29, 2017. The referral must be submitted online by January 29, 2017.  Students who are not yet enrolled will need to provide residency documents to the Advanced Academics Department located at the FBISD Administration Building before the close of the referral window on January 29, 2017.

    Spring Testing will occur on February 25, 2017 in the morning at Quail Valley Middle School.


    Important Information:

    2017 Spring GT Referral Instructions


    Submit your student's referral here:

    Online GT Referral

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