G & T test prep program

Preschool, summer camp, and tutoring center in NYC

Children born in 2013 are eligible to test for kindergarten seats in the city's coveted Gifted & Talented programs for the 2018 academic year. Our Gifted & Talented prep course is for Pre-K and Kindergarten students who are who are testing for Kindergarten and 1st grade seats, respectively.

Beginning in the 2012-2013 testing season, the NYC Department of Education announced that it will keep the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) and replace the Bracken School Readiness Assessment (BRSA) with the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT2). The NNAT2 test is complex and consists of 4 different types of non-verbal skills such as pattern completions, analogical reasoning as well as serial reasoning and spatial visualization. The NNAT2 is very similar to the Stanford-Binet and WPPSI tests.

The NYC Department of Education made this change because the NNAT2 is a nonverbal test that is a better measure of raw intelligence and can be more fairly administered to the diverse population of New York City schoolchildren.

Our G&T Test Prep Course consists of 14 1.5 hour sessions with a maximum student to teacher ratio of 5:1.

Course Tuition: $1400 (includes class materials, homework materials and parent seminar). Please see the fall schedule and enroll early to secure a space for your child.

Fall 2017 course schedule:

Saturdays at the Upper East Side location from 10:30-12pm or 1:00-2:30pm: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, Jan. 6, 13, 20

Thursdays at the Upper East Side location from 3:30-5pm: Oct. 5, Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21, Jan. 4, 11, 18

NEW! Summer 2017 eight session bootcamp:

Tuesdays and Thursdays at both locations from 1:30-3pm. Select July session or August session.

Customer Testimonial:

 

"I never thought I would be one of those parents prepping their kids for Kindergarten. The minute you walk into FasTracKids you know it is going to be great: the teachers are amazing and the videos they send home are wonderful so you can watch your kid and see how they learn. My son has learned so much in 5 months, things he would have not learned in school. Worth every penny we spent!"

Mom of Jack, age 4, FasTracKids Core

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