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Middle School Admissions Overview

Additional Support
If you have any questions, please email or call 718-935-2398.  

Middle School Choice Calendar 2014-2015 
 2014            Directories distributed to families
Sept-Oct 2014      District Fairs
     District 20: IS227 Oct 1 5:30 to 7:30 pm 
     Disrtict 21: IS96 Sept 30 5:30 to 7:30 pm 
Oct-Dec 2014      Open Houses at Middle Schools

Nov 2014              Middle School Applications dsitributed to families
Dec 2014             Deadline for families to return middle school applications  
Dec-Feb 2015     Student interviews and testing at selected middle schools
May 2015             Decision letters distributed to families
June 2015            Appeal decision letters distributed to families  


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 W24 St Oct 14/6 to 8 pm
Brooklyn Clara Barton HS 901 Classon Ave Oct 15/6 to 8 pm 
Staten Island PS69 Daniel Tompkins 144 Keating Place Oct 16/6 to 8 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.

To learn more about G&T Programs in New York City public schools: 
• Read the G&T handbooks for details about the testing and application processes:

2014-2015 G&T Section Counts (May 2014)

2014 Testers by Grade, District & Eligibility (March 2014)

Kindergarten Summary by District 2012-2014 (May 2014)

Every year, the DOE determines the number of programs needed by each district based on the number of students who meet the eligibility requirements. Should your child be eligible for a NYC DOE G&T program, a complete list of sites available to your child will be included with the G&T application. 

Please note: not all schools with G&T programs in 2013-2014 will have a G&T program next year, and some schools not listed may start new G&T classes in 2014-2015.

A complete list of programs available to your child will be included with the G&T application.

List of 2012-2013 Classes:

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