Grade: Pre K - K
This New York City Gifted & Talented Assessment Program Practice Test for Kindergarten entry will help prepare your child for this new entry test and demystify the test content.
The New York City Department of Education has implemented significant changes to the Gifted & Talented (G&T) admissions test for the 2013/2014 admissions year. Students wishing to apply to G&T programs must now take a test that consists of Non-Verbal and Verbal tests vastly different from previous years.
The Nonverbal test measures reasoning and problem-solving skills through Pattern Completion, Reasoning By Analogy, Serial Reasoning, and Spatial Visualization Question Types. This test is worth 2/3 of your child’s total score.
The Verbal test measures verbal comprehension and verbal reasoning through Aural Reasoning, Following Directions, and Arithmetic Reasoning Question Types. This test is worth 1/3 of your child’s total score.
Just like the official New York City Gifted & Talented test, this practice test consists of Non-Verbal and Verbal tests with questions structured and presented similar to the actual test. Our Performance Guidelines will help identify your child’s strong and weak areas to best prepare for test day. Aristotle Circle's goal is to give parents choices and expert advice to make informed decisions. In addition to practice tests, we offer test preparation materials, child assessments, tutoring, and expert advisory services to help navigate the admissions and education process, from pre-school to post-graduate level.
Since this practice test has not been standardized with the New York City Department of Education or NCS Pearson, Inc., an approximate or valid G&T test score cannot be derived from this practice test. The New York City Department of Education and NCS Pearson, Inc., were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this practice test.
The OLSAT™ (Otis-Lennon School Ability Test™) is published by NCS Pearson (previously Harcourt Assessment Services and now operating as Pearson Assessment). OLSAT™ and Otis-Lennon School Ability Test™ are registered trademarks of NCS Pearson. The contents of this workbook were determined by Aristotle Circle™ and have not been reviewed by, nor are they endorsed, sponsored or approved by either the author or publisher of the tests.