PSAT Parent Meeting 2020-2021
For information for both GHS and CHHS parents about the PSAT, please visit this link to view the presentation slides. For the recording of this meeting, please visit this link. Password is FvhHNc2J (case sensitive)

COVID-19 Closure Updates
For information on various GT/ASPIRE questions that families may have during GCISD's COVID-19 closure, visit our updates page here.

Parent Webinar
If you missed our webinar to help parents learn about ASPIRE Academy at Glenhope Elementary, you can watch it here or view the PDF version of the presentation here.

AP Courses and Exams
College Board has updated information regarding Advanced Placement courses and exams. Visit these resources for the latest information.
AP News and Updates | For AP Students | Exam Schedule | For AP Educators

Advanced Academics

It is the mission of Advanced Academics to identify students with high academic potential, gifts, and talents in order to provide access to opportunities for academic rigor, depth and breadth, college preparation, and acceleration while nurturing healthy social and emotional development.

Gifted and Talented (GT)

ASPIRE Academy for the Highly Gifted

Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) &
Advanced Placement (AP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Other Advancement Opportunities

GHS Dual Credit | CHHS Dual Credit | Credit by Exam | Acceleration | Math Telescoping | Collegiate Academy | iUniversity Prep


Advanced Academics students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication as evidenced by the development of sophisticated, innovative products and performances that reflect individuality and creativity.

Belief Statements

  • Gifted and talented students require a differentiated curriculum and a variety of program options to meet their unique intellectual, social, and emotional needs.
  • Gifted and talented students can best reach their full potential when given the opportunity to work with their intellectual peers in situations where they can be appropriately challenged and paced.
  • Nontraditional methods must be employed to seek out every eligible student.
  • Well-trained, qualified educators are essential to the success of an exemplary Advanced Academics program.
  • Students’ needs are best met through the collaboration and interaction of students, educators, family, and community.
  • The sophisticated, innovative contributions of our students are vital to our future.