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Welcome to TAG!

The mission of the School for the Talented and Gifted is to provide an environment in which the unique worth, dignity, and abilities of each individual are not only recognized but cultivated and celebrated as well. We wish to provide an educational experience that empowers highly capable students to interact with their intellectual peers in academic, creative, aesthetic, and social endeavors in order to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow and to become life-long learners, responsible citizens, and contributors to the betterment of society as a whole in an ever-changing world. Our mission is also to take our students and provide them with the skills and cultivate their talents so they can be accepted to the colleges/universities of their choice with the money to go there and to be successful at those institutions of higher learning.


The Washington Post's Challenge Index ranks TAG #4 among the nation's "Most Challenging" high schools! Congratulations to the entire TAG Family!

State AP Scholar

Congratulations to Becky Bell (Class of 2013) for earning the distinction of State AP Scholar from the College Board!

This award is granted to on male and one female student in each state who earn scores of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP exams, and then the highest average score (at least 3.5) on ALL AP exams taken.

#1 in US NEWS, Back-to-Back
TAG Magnet tops the US NEWS ranking of best high schools in the nation for a second straight year!

Congratulations to the TAG Family!

Congratulations to the entire TAG family!

ACHTUNG! TAG Alum and Friends!

Check out the new TAG Foundation page (see "Alumni and Friends")!
Follow TAG on Facebook!
Visit our PTSA page for information and news!

TAG Ranked #5 on US NEWS List!
Gold Medal Schools
TAG is once again ranked among the best high schools in the nations by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT! TAG also achieved the highest "Quality-Adjusted Exam per Test Taker" ranking among all the schools listed. Congratulations to the entire TAG family!

TAG Improves, Slips to #2
Washington Post Challenge Index
TAG is once again ranked near the top of the new Washington Post Challenge Index list (previously published in NEWSWEEK). Our neighbor school has seized the top spot. So, the top two schools in the nation (along with two others in the top 100) are on the Townview campus!

TEA Gold Performance
TEA Campus Data Search
TAG has once again achieved the Gold Performance Acknowledgment from the Texas Education Agency!

You can search for the data at the above link and download TAG's report, or you can download a copy from the "Downloads" page.

2010 College Board State AP Scholar

Sarah Edris, Class of 2010, has been named the 2010 top female AP scholar in the state. The award is given the top male and female students in each U.S. state with scores of three or higher on the greatest number of AP exams, and the hightest average score on all AP exams taken.

TAG is #1 AGAIN!!!!
Newsweek Site
TAG is the #1 Public High School in the nation AGAIN!! TAG has been ranked #1 FOUR of the last FIVE years!

TAG is #5 High School in the Nation
US NEWS Rankings
TAG is ranked #5 in the new US NEWS & WORLD REPORT ranking of over 21,000 high schools in the country.

Newsweek Site
TAG has been ranked atop the NEWSWEEK list of America's Top Public High Schools once again. This is the third #1 ranking in the last four years! Congratulations to the entire TAG family!

TAG is Still Among the Best!
NEWSWEEK's Education Page
TAG is ranked #2 in the 2008 NEWSWEEK rankings of America's Top Public High Schools.

TAG IS NUMBER ONE....Back-to-Back!
NEWSWEEK's Education Page
TAG was ranked the #1 public high school in the nation by NEWSWEEK for two consecutive years (2006-2007).


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School for the Talented and Gifted 1201 East Eighth Street, Suite 302, Dallas, Texas 75203 (972) 925-5970
Last Modified: Monday, Apr. 07, 2014