Gifted & Talented

Gifted and Talented Program
Gifted and talented refers to those persons whose abilities, talents and potential for accomplishments are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational needs. Identification of GT. intelligence is viewed as a dynamic, developmental and multidimensional entity. Identification is necessary to assure appropriate programming. Multiple criteria are used to identify and assess student needs, including; observable behavior, achievement (standard test scores), interest, motivation, aptitude and performance.
Programming & Classes that are offered here at Goddard are:
Honors Math
Honors Language Arts
Accelerated Math
Honors Science by Contract, 7th & 8th Grade
Spanish for High School Credit (must take Spanish as a 7th grader and again as an 8th grader)
6th Grade GT Seminar (2nd quarter and 3rd quarter)
7th Grade GT ELO (1st Semester)
8th Grade GT ELO (2nd Semester)
Goddard also offers a wide range of different clubs to challenge and enrich a students potential.

Mrs. Jean Kavanagh is our gifted and talented coordinator. If you have any questions about the GT program at GMS please email at jkavanagh[at][dot]us

Please email Mrs. Kavanagh if you would like to be placed on the GT email distribution list.

LPS Gifted and Talented Link & Information:

Colorado Department of Education - GT Page:



GT Back to School Presentation