GIFTED & TALENTED PROGRAM INFORMATION
THE CENTER FOR GIFTED & TALENTED
The Center for Gifted & Talented is located at Retta Brown Elementary. Students in grades 2-4 receive GT instruction one day a week. Students in grade 5-6 receive GT instruction once a month. Students are transported via bus from their school to Retta Brown, then back to their school by the end of the day. For more information regarding El Dorado's Gifted & Talented Program, visit their website.
ARKANSAS STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: DEFINITION OF GIFTEDNESS
Gifted and Talented children and youth are those of high potential or ability, whose learning characteristics and educational needs require qualitatively differentiated educational experiences and/or services. Possession of these talents and gifts, or the potential for their development, will be evidenced through an interaction of above average intellectual ability, task commitment and/or motivation, and creative ability.