Skip To Main Content

LINC / Gifted & Talented


Learn | Inspire | Nurture | Create

Gifted/Talented services in Bridgeport ISD are provided through LINC (Learn, Inspire, Nurture, Create).  LINC students are served through pull-out services at the elementary/intermediate level, a GT elective and advanced courses at middle school, along with advanced courses at high school.

Gifted & Talented

State Goal for Services for Gifted Students

Students who participate in services for gifted students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication as evidenced by the development of innovative products and performances that are advanced in relation to students of similar age, experience, or environment and reflect individuality and creativity.  High school graduates who have participated in services for gifted children will have produced products and performances of professional quality.

Characteristics of a Gifted Child

  • Poses unforeseen questions
  • Is curious
  • Generates complex, abstract ideas
  • Knows without working hard
  • Is beyond the group
  • Needs 1-3 repetitions to master
  • Prefers the company of intellectual peers or adults
  • Expert who abstracts beyond the field
  • May/may not be motivated by grades
  • Is intellectual

K-12 Continuum of Services


LINConnect Newsletters

Check out the GT happenings at Bridgeport ISD through the LINConnect Newsletter!

March/April 2024

January/February 2024

November/December 2023

September/October 2023

Student Quotes About LINC Classes

"I love how we get to make our own choices."

"LINC is the best thing ever!"

"It helps me keep my mind focused on what I am doing."

"I get to be creative and share my ideas and work at my own pace."

"It helps me to be a better student and learn more about how things work."

"It helps me learn and do stuff that challenges me and my soul."