Gifted and Talented Education (G.A.T.E.)
Welcome to the Gifted and Talented Education Program!
Our G.A.T.E. program is a partnership between the S.M.U.H.S.D. and the G.A.T.E. Parents Group. Each of our comprehensive sites have a G.A.T.E. coordinator. Our program is available to District students only. Students are identified as G.A.T.E. from their previous schools or through the district criteria. In the 2016-17 school year, we had approximately 2,000 G.A.T.E. identified students.
We provide a flexible system of program options to gifted and talented students based on their needs, interests, and abilities. Honors, advanced standing, and advanced placement courses are available for students on all campuses. Our G.A.T.E. coordinators are capable, professional, and dedicated to assisting your child in reaching their fullest potential.
Our district uses the following criteria to identify students for our GATE program.