• Private/Charter/Home School Students

    Interested fifth grade students who attend private/charter/home schools AND live in the FBISD zone must complete the following:

    1. Apply for the February 3, 2024 GT Test Session for incoming private/charter/homeschool 6th graders prior to January 31st . 


    2. Upload the following documents as proof of Fort Bend ISD residency prior to the February test session.
      1. Current Report Card reflecting student is in the 5th grade 
      2. Current lease or mortgage statement
      3. Current utility bill (electricity, gas, or water only)
      4. Texas Driver’s License matching the Fort Bend ISD address
    3. Score in the 97thpercentile or above in two or more subtests of the CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test)
      1. If a student scores in the 97thpercentile  (130 SAS) in one or more subtests and a 92nd percentile and above in another (further information may be requested)
    4. Eligible students must apply for the GT Academy during the normal application window at https://academy.fortbendisd.com . Use your child's 6 digit birthdate (mmddyy) as their ID number. 
    5. If student's data indicates a need for GT services in Fort Bend ISD, they will be entered into the tiered lottery alongside all other FBISD applicants.



    Any Private/Charter/Homeschool Student that misses the deadline for the February Test Session can still apply for FBISD GT Evaluation.

    The next GT Test Session for enrolled private/charter/homeschool students will be following enrollment in FBISD during the Fall referral window. 

    Admission into the academy for eligible GT private/homeschool students will be handled on a case-by-case basis (based on availability) AFTER GT Eligibility is determined by the District's GT Department. 

Last Modified on January 4, 2024