The PACE program is designed to meet the needs of those students who are academically gifted. It is specifically designed as a general academic program and integrates the four core areas of language arts, math, science, and social studies into its curriculum. Identification of students is conducted not to label students, but to determine which students require program differentiation because of their unique educational needs. Referrals for testing may be made by parents, teachers, or students. The referral deadline for testing kindergarten- grade 5 is Sept. 10, 2021. The assessment window is September 27 - October 15, 2021. Status letters will be mailed to parents the end of December. Program services will begin January 5. 2021 for newly placed students.
To learn more about the PACE program, please visit the PISD PACE website.
A local parents' association, Plano Association of Gifted and Talented (PAGT), is active in providing support and information to its members.