G & T Testing 2014

Gifted and Talented Updates: Admissions Guidelines, Handbooks, Family Information  and Request for Testing
Pre K and second grade application Deadline: November 7

G&T Handbooks are available for parents. The handbooks explain the assessment and admissions process for Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs for the 2015–16 school year last week.  These are for PK – second grade families only..

G&T Request for Testing Period: Families of students in pre-K through second grade who are interested in taking the G&T assessment should fill out a RFT form online https://prod.semsnycdoe.com/parentsite/, at a public school, or at a borough enrollment office http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/NewStudents/BEO/BoroughEnrollmentOffices.htm  by November 7.

G&T Testing Begins October 8th, 2014

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Welcome to Gifted & Talented (G&T) admissions for the 2015-2016 school year! If your child is already enrolled in a Gifted & Talented program and does not need to apply, you can remove your email from this list by unsubscribing.

Request for Testing
Beginning Wednesday, October 8, 2014 you can submit a Request for Testing (RFT) form to have your child tested for a G&T program. The deadline to submit a RFT form is Friday, November 7, 2014. We encourage families to submit the form online. If you prefer to use a paper form, please review the Handbook for instructions. Whether you submit online or in person, be sure to get a receipt!

Information Sessions
Information sessions about G&T admissions for kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade will be held throughout New York City this October. Review the complete information session schedule below to find a session in your borough.
Manhattan High School of Fashion Industries
225 West 24th Street
Tuesday, October 14 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Brooklyn Clara Barton High School
901 Classon Avenue
Wednesday, October 15 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Staten Island P.S. 69 Daniel D. Tompkins
144 Keating Place
Thursday, October 16 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Bronx Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
500 East Fordham Road
Tuesday, October 21 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Queens Forest Hills High School
67-01 110th Street
Wednesday, October 22 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Gifted & Talented Handbooks
Application guidelines and practice tests are available in the Gifted & Talented Handbooks. Handbooks are available at Enrollment Offices and public elementary schools.

For updates throughout the admissions process, visit the G&T Admissions website.

We look forward to working with you!
Gifted & Talented Admissions Team

Kindergarten Admission Reminder

Reminder: Starting January 13th, kindergarten applications are being accepted in one of following ways:
By Phone: 718-935-2400
In person at an Enrollment Office
Admission is not on a first-come, first-served basis. All applications received by the February 14th deadline will be treated the same.
The deadline is February 14th
Applications are not mandated to be submitted directly to schools, but this process is encouraged.
Reference resources are provided on the Parent Coordinator page.
See the general flyer with highlights on important details and dates about the process.
Borough Wide Sessions Flyer