Gifted & Talented
Notification: Applicants will get word in mid-February that they are either accepted, wait-listed, or declined.
- Feb. 16–17: high school offers
- Feb. 18: middles school offers
- Feb. 19: elementary offers
If your family does not hear anything by the end of February, please email the special programs staff.
About our GT services
Our gifted and talented services are designed to match the unique needs, abilities, and interests of Fayette County students. From primary through high school, students are encouraged to maximize their abilities through a wide range of services that offer appropriate learning opportunities to nurture their individual gifts and talents.
The Fayette County Board of Education specifically allocates gifted resource teachers and Gifted Accelerated Program teachers to support schools in providing appropriate services for nearly 8,000 gifted students in FCPS. All schools offer these services along with some specific districtwide gifted programs organized to meet unique abilities and interests of students.
GT Eligibility Guide with definitions, screening, identification, and service options
Online application for GT Accelerated Program | The window typically is Aug. 15 to Oct. 7 for the following school year. It's not a first-come, first-served system. Applications may be submitted anytime during the window, and all receive equal consideration.
Web tip: The URL shortcut to this page is fcps.net/gifted
In-house resources are posted under the Staff portal.