Advanced AcademicsSheldon ISD was one of 130 districts across the U.S. recognized for creating opportunities for traditionally underrepresented students. Districts on the honor roll demonstrate significant and consistent growth in the number of underrepresented students taking college-level courses and applying to four or more colleges.
Our MissionThe mission of Advanced Academics in Sheldon ISD is to provide equitable opportunities for learners to reach their highest intellectual potential by integrating differentiated, challenging instructional environments that foster college and career success.
The Advanced Academics Department implements the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students and collaborates with regional, state, and national organizations to meet the needs of academically advanced students and to provide professional development for teachers. Accelerated learning, academic rigor, critical thinking, and social and emotional development are key components of Advanced Academics.Opportunities:
- Gifted and Talented
- Advanced Placement® (AP) and Pre-AP Courses
- AVID® (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
- Dual Credit
- Insight College Success
- Modified Early College Academy (MECA) and Sheldon Early College High School
- Career and Technical Education
Refer to the district calendar for Advanced Academics Events.
Advanced Academics Personnel
Karen Gallow, Director of Advanced AcademicsAdriana Lugo, Department SecretaryBonita Taylor, Coordinator of Career and Technical EducationHeath Dear, Elementary G/T Pull-out ProgramTerra Williams, Insight College Success AdviserPhone: 281-727-2063