What Parents Need to Know About: Gateway
What is the Gateway program?
Gateway is a fully immersed program for students in grades three through five who are identified as Gifted and Talented. Gateway is designed to build critical thinkers, problem solvers, and life-long learners by providing:
Who qualifies for the program?
Brenham ISD screens students for the G/T program using a multi-criteria approach to selection with 3 phases of placement. G/T identification is based upon data collected from achievement tests, ability tests, parent and teacher observation surveys, and student products from Kingore Planned Experiences.
What services are provided by the program?
The Gateway Program is provided 5 days a week by certified teachers who receive specialized training for gifted and talented instruction. The teachers provide tailored content instruction in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies with a wide variety of cross-curricular connections.
For more information about screening:
Director of Special Programs
Brenham Independent School District
(979) 277-3700 | BrenhamISD.net
Mailing: PO Box 1147
Physical: 711 E. Mansfield
Brenham, TX 77834-1147
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