What defines a student as gifted or talented?
The state of Texas defines a gifted and talented student as a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience or environment, and who:
- Exhibits high performance capabilities in an intellectual, creative or artistic area,
- Possesses an unusual capacity for leadership, or
- Excels in a specific academic field
Texas Education Code 29.121