Advanced Academic Services

Advanced Academic Services


2000 N. 23rd Street
McAllen, TX 78501
Ph: (956) 618-6059 | FAX: (956) 631-7206

About Us

In the McAllen Independent School District the Advanced Aglobecademic Services Department provides direction and leadership to the K-12 Advanced Academics Program. Advanced Academic programs include the Gifted and Talented Program for gifted and talented identified students and services for advanced learners.

Gifted and Talented Program:

  • Ensures compliance with state and local mandates.
  • Identifies children who need the program to be successful.
  • Is responsible for the program design.
  • Promotes curriculum differentiation for GT students.
  • Provides staff development for Challenge Program teachers.
  • Keeps informed about current legislation, educational developments, literature and research in Gifted Education.
  • Works cooperatively with parents and community members to ensure understanding and support of gifted education.

Services for Advanced Learners (including the gifted learners):

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