Families of student who submitted a Request for Placement (RFP) for grade 4 & 5 placement will be contacted in early September regarding eligibility, and if eligible, they will be provided an application and list of programs with seat availability.The Request for Testing period for students entering kindergarten through grade 3 in the 2016-17 school year will open in October. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.
Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs are one way that the NYC Department of Education supports the needs of exceptional students. G&T programs aim to deliver accelerated, rigorous, and specialized instruction aligned to Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS). Students entering kindergarten through third grade are eligible to participate in G&T admissions. Children must pass an assessment to be eligible to apply to G&T programs.
There are two types of G&T programs:
Read the G&T handbooks and the Score Report FAQs for details about G&T programs and admissions. You can also sign up for G&T email updates.G&T resources are also available in translation:
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Many of our resources and publications are available in 9 languages.
Learn about accessibility and view the list of functionally accessible schools.
If you have questions about Gifted & Talented Admissions, please call (718) 935-2009 or email ES_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov.