It is the intent of our committed staff to help every child succeed as students come first in Tulare City School District. Our dedicated staff is here to assist each student in achieving his or her full potential.
The Tulare City School District Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program is for students in the grade 3-8. The philosophy of the program is that when participating in a differentiated curriculum, bright, talented students will become analytical thinkers, creative producers, and practical problem solvers. The program is designed to meet the needs of high ability and intellectually gifted students.
What is special education?
The California Education Code (section 56031) defines special education as:
What do special education services look like?
Who is eligible for special education services?
A student, between ages three and twenty-two, having one or more of the 13 federally defined disabling conditions that adversely affect his or her educational performance, may be eligible to receive special education services. Conditions include autism, deaf-blindness, deafness, hearing impairment (hard of hearing), intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, health impairment, serious emotional disturbance, specific learning disability, speech and language impairment, traumatic brain injury, and visual impairment.
Special Education Contacts
If you need assistance from a school counselor, please contact your child’s school.
If you need assistance from the district social worker, please contact your child’s school.
Special Friends Program