G/T Service Design

  • Service Design: Grade K

    Differentiation: The G/T cluster classroom teacher provides differentiated learning opportunities to those students who have been formally identified for G/T services.   Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the G/T cluster teacher.


    Service Design: Grades 1-5

    G/T Cluster Grouping: Cluster grouping is a method that Hays CISD uses to meet the academic needs of G/T students. The G/T cluster teacher is responsible for teaching the core content academic curriculum as well as differentiating instruction for the G/T students.  The G/T cluster classroom teacher provides differentiated learning opportunities to those students who have been formally identified for G/T services.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the G/T cluster teacher.


    Service Design: Grades 6-8

    G/T Cluster Grouping:   Cluster grouping is a method that Hays CISD uses to meet the academic needs of G/T students. The G/T cluster teacher is responsible for teaching the core content academic curriculum as well as differentiating instruction for the G/T students.  The G/T cluster classroom teacher provides differentiated learning opportunities to those students who have been formally identified for G/T services.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the classroom teacher.

    Advanced Math: Students with strength in Math are eligible to participate in advanced Math services utilizing a compacted curriculum. Four years of math instruction are compacted into three years with students completing Algebra I in their eighth grade year. Identified students are offered differentiated learning opportunities within the classroom.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the classroom teacher.

    Pre-AP: In addition, Pre-AP classes are offered in Math, Reading/ Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies by educators who are trained in advanced curriculum and in gifted and talented education for students in 7th & 8th grades.  Identified students are offered differentiated learning opportunities within the classroom.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the classroom teacher.


    Service Design: Grades 9-12

    G/T Cluster Grouping:   Cluster grouping is a method that Hays CISD uses to meet the academic needs of G/T students. The G/T cluster teacher is responsible for teaching the core content academic curriculum as well as differentiating instruction for the G/T students.  The G/T cluster classroom teacher provides differentiated learning opportunities to those students who have been formally identified for G/T services.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the classroom teacher.

    Pre-AP and AP:  Pre-AP classes are offered in Math, Reading/ Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies by educators who are trained in advanced curriculum and in gifted and talented education.  Identified students are offered differentiated learning opportunities within the classroom.  Flexible grouping and acceleration opportunities are prescribed by the classroom teacher.