Gifted summer office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Our office is closed on Fridays thru the end of July. If you need assistance please call during our work hours at 225-929-8642.
Screening for Gifted and Talented services may be administered throughout the school year:
East Baton Rouge Parish School System students should contact your school counselor.
Private, parochial and home schooled students should contact Pupil Appraisal at 929-8600.
The Gifted Program is an educational program for students identified as gifted in grades PreK–12 and enrolled in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Classes provide a high degree of complexity and extend beyond the prescribed curriculum offered in regular classes. Classes are taught by teachers certified in Gifted Education and have a reduced class size in order to individualize each student’s educational program.
The Talented Arts Program is an educational program for students identified as talented in visual arts, music or theatre in grades K – 12 and enrolled in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Classes provided in these disciplines are designed to provide experiences that enable the talented student to further develop demonstrated skills, increase discipline knowledge, and grow as an artist.
MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:
Placement at a requested school site is contingent upon application and acceptance by the Gifted and Talented Office.The Gifted and Talented Office reserves the right to verify a student’s home attendance zone. Parents may contact the Gifted and Talented Office or refer to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System website at http://tsdweb.ebrpss.k12.la.us/public/default.aspx?load=addressInput to locate your home attendance zone according to the student’s home residency.