G.A.T.E. (Gifted And Talented Education)


Do you think that your child might qualify for the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program in Val Verde Unified School District? Click here for some of the characteristic behaviors of gifted and talented students that may help you make this determination. GATE students may exhibit many, but not all, of these characteristics. When you observe your child consistently exhibiting these behaviors, the possibility that they are gifted is very strong. (Click here for the Spanish version).

Initial Identification

There is a wide range of differences among gifted and talented students. Click here for a Parent Survey that has been designed to facilitate the search and screening process for potential GATE students. (Click here for the Spanish version).

Quick Links

District GATE Calendar
VVUSD Annual GATE Assessment Calendar
Course Pathways for RV Scholars
2015-2016 GATE Facilitators
Parent Handbook
This document provides helpful information to parents regarding the VVUSD GATE program
CA Department of Education GATE program
California Association for the Gifted
National Association for Gifted Children
Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted
National Society for the Gifted and Talented