GATE Academy

About the GATE Academy

Allen ISD’s GATE Academy, located at Vaughan Elementary, focuses on the unique intellectual, academic, social, and emotional needs of gifted students. The GATE Academy provides a culture in which learners engage in rigorous and meaningful academic experiences that empower them to take risks and pursue passions. The Academy promotes the understanding of each student’s strengths, preferences, and values and is committed to helping students gain a better, deeper understanding of the core content. 

Contact the GATE Academy

Vaughan Elementary School
820 Cottonwood Drive • Allen, TX 75002

Tonya Jasenof

Kristi Parker
Assistant Principal

Kari Lockhart
Advanced Academics Coordinator 

Amy James
District Gifted & Talented Instructional Specialist