Gifted & Talented Applications

KINDERGARTEN APPLICATIONS

What is Gifted & Talented?

Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs are one way that New York City supports the educational needs of exceptional students. Our G&T programs vary in approach, but they all offer specialized instruction and enrichment opportunities designed for gifted children.

Sign Up for the G&T Test & Kindergarten Admission

In early October you can sign your child up to take the G&T test. Subscribe to the Gifted & Talented email list to learn exactly when and how to sign your child up to test. You'll also get G&T admissions tips and key date reminders:

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/connect?news=GiftedandTalentedAdmissions

For Students Born in 2014 Entering Kindergarten in September 2019

All Pre-K students received a 2019 Kindergarten and Gifted & Talented Admissions Guide. Applications to kindergarten are mandatory, even if your child already attends our Pre-K program. Applications to the G&T program are optional.

Additional copies of the guide are available in the school.

MySchools is both an online directory of NYC public schools and a personalized application for your child. Now you can explore NYC public schools, find choices for your application, and apply—all in one place. Families with children born in 2014 can use https://www.myschools.nyc/en/ to:

  • Search for schools by location, accessibility, Dual Language programs, and more!
  • Learn about elementary schools near you and across New York City.
  • Add schools to your child’s personalized kindergarten application.

Schedule your child’s Gifted & Talented (G&T) test by November 9, 2018. You can schedule the test with MySchools, in person at a Family Welcome Center, or through your child’s current public DOE school.

Apply to kindergarten by January 14, 2019 by 3:00 p.m. You can apply online with MySchools, by phone at 718-935-2009, or in person at a Family Welcome Center.

Need help using MySchools? Call 718-935-2009.

The Family Welcome Center for District 27 is located at:

90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, 1st Floor

Jamaica, NY 11435

718-557-2786

Translations of this directory are available at schools, Family Welcome Centers, and on the web: www.schools.nyc.gov/Kindergarten


Gifted and Talented Admissions Guide for Students Born in 2011-2013

If you would like to receive a copy of the G&T Guide for Students Born in 2011-2013, please come in to the school or send a note to your child's teacher to obtain one.

Follow the instructions listed above to apply for G&T testing for your child.

In early October you can sign your child up to take the G&T test. Subscribe to the Gifted & Talented email list to learn exactly when and how to sign your child up to test. You'll also get G&T admissions tips and key date reminders:

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/connect?news=GiftedandTalentedAdmissions