Gifted & Talented

  • Our gifted and talented services are designed to match the unique needs, abilities, and interests of 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.     

    We have compiled a handy overview of state and local guidelines and information on screening, identification, placement, and services for each area of giftedness.

    Resources

    Gifted & Talented Program Overview

    Elementary school contact list 

    Secondary school contact list 

    Coming up:

    G&T Accelerated Program information meetings

    Admission

    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. 

    Notification: All applicants will get word in mid-January that they are either accepted, wait-listed, or declined. If your family does not hear anything by the end of January, please email special.programs@fayette.kyschools.us 


     Web tip: The URL shortcut to this page is fcps.net/gifted

  • Contact

    Julie Gann,
    GT specialist
    (859) 381-4727

    Peggy Cullen,
    GT specialist
    (859) 381-4252 

    Location: Room 206 at central office, 701 E. Main St.