Academy for the Gifted & Talented


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Dear Families,


We hope that you are safe and secure following Hurricane Sandy.


Due to the weather, the Information Session scheduled for tonight (Wednesday, November 7) in Queens has been canceled


In addition, due to Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for families to submit the Request for Testing (RFT) form has been extended to Friday, November 16. We encourage families to submit the form online. For instructions on submitting a paper RFT form, please review the Gifted & Talented Program Handbooks. Remember, whether you're submitting online or in person, be sure to get a receipt!


If you have further questions about Gifted & Talented admissions, please call (718) 935-2009 or visit our website for more information.




Gifted & Talented Admissions Team


Calendar and Events

2012-2013 Gifted & Talented Admissions Calendar 




November 9, 2012

Deadline to submit Request for Testing (RFT) forms

October 22 – October 30, 2012

Community Information Sessions
Find more information including dates and locations  below .

January 7 – February 8, 2013

Current K-2 Public School Students
G&T assessments administered at school sites

January 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27;
February 2 & 3, 2013

Current DOE Pre-K Students and Non-Public School Students
G&T assessments administered at school sites

April 2013

Score reports and applications with available G&T programs communicated to eligible students

April 19, 2013

Applications due

Week of May 20, 2013

Placement offers communicated to families

Week of June 3, 2013

Deadline for families to accept/decline placement offers


2012-2013 Gifted & Talented Information Sessions


All information sessions will be held from 6pm-8pm.




Monday, October 22, 2012


M.S. 113 Ronald Edmonds Learning Center
300 Adelphi Street

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


The High School of Fashion Industries
225 West 24th Street

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Staten Island

P.S. 069 Daniel D. Tompkins
144 Keating Place

Monday, October 29, 2012


J.H.S. 185 Edward Bleeker
147-26 25th Drive

Tuesday, October 30, 2012


P.S. 121 Throop
2750 Throop Avenue

Property of P.S. 122 Mamie Fay
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