Gifted and Talented

Kendrick Lakes Elementary

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What does it mean to be a Gifted Learner?

Come find out what makes Kendrick Lakes GT Program so special! Our classrooms are transformative spaces where external supports become internal disciplines as individual gifts and interests are recognized, embraced, challenged and celebrated through collaborative enterprise, real world engagement, integrated technology, and project-based learning. gifted blocks

Student Testimonials

"This is a great school and you will love every bit about it, the math, the kids and the teachers."

"It is a very challenging, fun and educational school and I highly recommend going to this school. It is the best school I’ve ever been too." "In GT you get challenged and you are more free in work. Also, you can work at your own pace."


Who Are We?   Doug Grundy (2/3) [email protected]
Mr. Grundy's website

Nancy Elliott (4/5) [email protected]
Ms. Elliott's Website

Tina Glass (Resource Teacher)  [email protected]

Lisa Fiess (GT Counselor) [email protected]


Important Links

Application Process

ALP Referral Process

GT Department

Parent Seminars


"What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning." -Chuck Grassley

Parent Testimonials

"Kendrick Lakes GT Center program has been a blessing to our daughter and us as we negotiate how to make her educational experience meaningful.  They have listened to our concerns every step of the way and made any and all accommodations for our daughter to help her be successful."


"I am grateful my child is able to be put into an environment that challenges her academically yet is accommodating to her style of learning and individuality. She is recognized for her abilities and is challenged to improve upon areas of growth where needed."


"My daughter is thriving in the GT program, the teacher seems interested in each student."


"We love Kendrick Lake and especially appreciate the thoughtfulness of the staff and the small class size. My son has bloomed since starting the program. "


"The Kendrick Lakes GT Center program has provided the both the social and intellectual enrichment that we were looking for for our child. It's not just about more work and moving at a faster pace; it's about going deeper and capitalizing on the amazing capacity of each of these kids' minds.”