Owens I. GATE

  • The Gifted and Talented Education program at Bessie E. Owens Primary and Intermediate Schools offers students the opportunity to participate in challenging educational activities. Following the State Standards, G.A.T.E. incorporates critical thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and enrichment to fully involve students in their education. Students in the full time program attend Owens daily, receiving advanced instruction in the core curriculum and enrichment education.
    For more information on the program, you may contact Helen Cuevas, G.A.T.E. Academy Program Specialist at Bessie Owens Primary, 631-5420, or Bessie Owens Intermediate at 631-5950.  Her email address is cuevash@bcsd.com.  More information is available on the BCSD website, Departments, Curriculum and Standards, GATE.  All Parent and Teacher Nomination forms and Consent to Assess forms are downloadable from this site.
    Nominations are currently being accepted! Call Curriculum and Standards at BCSD for more information or Helen Cuevas at Owens Primary/Intermediate. Testing postcards will be sent to parents of students who have the Nomination form and Consent to Assess on file at the district office.