The deadline for G&T Request for Testing (RFT) was November 12.
Notification of Test Dates For Current K-2 Public School StudentsParents of students who are currently enrolled in grades K-2 in a New York City public school will receive notification from their child’s school concerning the exact testing date. Parents will be notified by their child’s current school of the testing date at least two school days before testing occurs. Each elementary school determines their own testing schedule within the testing window listed above. Testing will take place at the school, during the regular school day.
For Pre-K Families and Non-Public School StudentsAll testing for pre-k and non-public school students will take place on weekends at designated school sites. Families of children in pre-k and non-public schools will be informed of the scheduled testing site, date, and time If your child is testing on the weekend and you submitted your RFT form online, you can log into your account to download your test appointment letter.
Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs are one way 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). New York City students who are entering kindergarten through 3rd grade are eligible to participate in G&T Admissions. Children must pass an assessment to be eligible to apply to G&T programs.
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