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Gifted and Talented Referrals

Posted Date: 12/10/2019

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Malakoff Independent School District


The Malakoff Independent School District is in the process of seeking referrals for students who may be qualified to be identified as Gifted and Talented students.

Gifted and Talented students describes a student or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment who: (1) exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative or artistic area; (2) possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; (3) excels in a particular academic field. Texas Education Code 29.121

Students can be referred for an evaluation by their parent, teachers, counselors, or any other interested person.  If you would like to refer someone, you can call the home campus or Laurie Holcombe, Director of Special Programs at (903) 489-1387.  You can also email Laurie Holcombe at