Students excel at Innovation Middle SchoolGATE Department Mission Statement

The San Diego Unified School District Gifted and Talented Department supports unique and equitable access for high achieving and underachieving pupils who are identified as Gifted. Our mission is to advance the development of gifted, talented, and high potential youth through opportunities, student advocacy, and exemplary programs and practices.

The GATE Office is responsible for GATE Programming, GATE Teacher Certification, and Professional Development around Gifted and Talented Education.

The Office of Related and Low Incidence Services is responsible for all GATE Testing and Identification.  For information about GATE Testing and Identification please see the Assessment Tab.


The GATE Office has moved.

GATE Department

Hawthorne Elementary School Conference Room 2

4750 Lehrer Drive

San Diego, CA 92117

858-203-4809    FAX: 858-224-6536