The Fort Bend ISD Gifted and Talented Academy provides challenging learning opportunities and instructional strategies to differentiate for the academically gifted. Instruction is designed to enhance self-awareness, self-efficacy, problem solving and the learning of critical and creative thinking skills that empower students to make important connections through problem-based, interdisciplinary study and investigation.
GT Academy Dues 23 - 24
We are honored to serve gifted learners in a specialized learning environment here at the GT Academy! Our instructional resources during the school day are funded through school funds. However, the cost of enrichments (especially field experiences) are funded through student fees. Please see the appropriate Grade Level Link to submit your GTA Dues for the 23-24 school year. Student DUES are required per student and include T-shirts for the students. PARENTS and SUPPORTERS are encouraged to purchase a shirt especially if they are looking to volunteer during the year.
For parents needing assistance with dues, please complete the following link:
GTA 6 Explorers - Full Amount due October 6
GTA 7 Magnetix - Installment 1 due on September 18
Installment 2 due on December 4
GTA 8 Dynamix - Installment 1 due on September 18
Installment 2 due on December 4
Payments can be made at the GT Academy REVTRAK page:
Need Based Scholarships:
GT Academy TPSP Campus Showcase 2022
Check out our Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) Finalists who participated in our Campus Showcase! The GTA Mixtape Project has come to an end, but we believe that some of our students are JUST GETTING STARTED making a positive impact on the community based on what they've learned about themselves and their passions. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL FINALISTS and SHOWCASE PARTICIPANTS!
Concept-Based Teaching and Learning
Through Concept-Based Instruction, rigor is embedded in understanding the universal concepts, as interdisciplinary connections are a logical result. Because many gifted children are global thinkers, using a universal concept is a more natural way for them to learn.
This short powerpoint provides parents an understanding of the Instructional Philosophy at the FBISD Gifted and Talented Middle School Academy.
Science Project Selected To Be Launched Into Space
Four female GTA scientists will be representing the "Q" at the national level and beyond! QVMS seventh grade students Leena Joshi, Athulya Nair, Christina Phong and Michelle Zhou created a proposal for a science experiment as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) sponsored by the National center for Earth and Space Science Education. The students' experiment focused on "How Does Microgravity Affect Apium graveolens' Germination?" was selected and will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on Mission 12. These students and GTA Science teacher Ms. Morales will travel to Washington, D.C. this summer to be recognized at the SSEP National Conference. The girls hope to travel to Cape Canaveral to see their project launched into space as well. Kudos to these four young scientists! Outstanding work, ladies!
Regional MathCounts Results
Wow! Congratulations to our MathCounts Team! Last weekend students competed in the MathCounts Regional Competition and won first place! Team members include: Andrew C, Jarvis X, Rich W and Ray T.
More exciting news...of the top 6 individual competitors who made it to the state competition, 5 were from QVMS! These five students are: Dylan Y, Tina L, Sreeja T, Justin L and Sandor W. These nine students will travel to Austin to represent QVMS in the MathCounts State Competition on March 24, 2018. We are proud of you!
QVMS International Festival 2018Each year QVMS celebrates the varied cultures of our community by hosting the QVMS International Festival. This year, the QVMS International Festival will take place on March 1, 2018 and will begin at 6:00 pm.
Nicholas Ufeli was awarded the Dr. Martin D. Jenkins Scholar Award in November 2020. This is named in honor of Dr. Jenkins, Father of Research on Gifted Black Students, and it is designed to honor the achievements of highly gifted Black students who excel academically in school. Congratulations Nicholas!
Through the Innovation in Giftedness Award program, TAGT recognizes and showcases exemplary projects, programs, or ideas that address the unique needs of gifted students in innovative ways. Mr. Bernhart completed a rigorous application, which was reviewed and scored by a committee of TAGT volunteers. The BE THE CHANGE EXPO program will receive a $5,000 financial award to support continued operation, expansion, or development of innovation.
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