2017 NYC G&T 2nd Grade (Level C)
Learn about the NYC Gifted and Talented Test Level C for entry into 3rd grade and make sure your child is prepared for test day. Learn about TestPrep-Online's effective, comprehensive study packs, now with audio instructions for the following questions types: Following Directions, Aural Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning.
About the NYC G&T Test Level CNYC Gifted and Talented programs are designed specifically to provide gifted children with an advanced education. Gifted programs offer students higher learning at an accelerated rate. Due to the limited number of seats in these gifted programs, the NYC Department of Education developed the NYC Gifted and Talented Assessment as a way to assess giftedness in students. This test is used to determine eligibility for NYC Gifted and Talented programs for gifted children and is used as an admissions tool in a majority of New York City's 32 districts.
The NYC Gifted and Talented Test Level C is administered to students in 2nd grade, for entry into 3rd grade. The test consists of two basic sections: a verbal section, made up of questions from the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) and a nonverbal section, made up of questions from the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT). Each section of the test accounts for exactly half of a child’s overall NYC Gifted and Talented Test score. Learn more about how the NYC G&T test is scored.
Placing into an NYC Gifted and Talented program has become increasingly difficult. Spots in gifted programs are limited and competition for these coveted seats has increased over the years. When first implemented, children needed to score in the the 97th percentile or higher to be eligible for a gifted program. However, in recent years, with competition at an all-time high, there are children who score in the 99th percentile who are not offered admission. Under these current, competitive circumstances, preparing for the NYC Gifted and Talented Test has become essential.
NYC Gifted and Talented Test PrepTestPrep-Online invites you to try our online test prep material for the NYC Gifted and Talented Test. Every study pack includes full-length, sample tests, five NNAT tutorial videos, hundreds of practice questions, and helpful tips and study guides. Our practice tests are specifically designed to be as realistic as possible, resembling the NYC Gifted and Talented Test in content, question type, and test length, in order to assure that your child is prepared for test day.
NYC G&T Test FormatThe NYC Gifted and Talented Test Level C uses multiple choice questions from both the OLSAT and NNAT. The verbal section contains 30 OLSAT questions, while the nonverbal section contains 48 NNAT questions. Despite the discrepancy in the number of questions on each section, both the verbal and nonverbal sections account for exactly half of a child’s overall NYC Gifted and Talented score. See the table below for the specific question types that appear on the NYC Gifted and Talented Test Level C.
The questions on the verbal section will be read aloud once during the test, making it crucial for your child to be familiar with the test questions.
While preparing for the NYC G&T Level C, the instructions for the verbal questions should be read aloud (once) to the child, as is done on the actual test. For your convenience, TestPrep-Online currently provides audio instructions for the following question types: Following Directions, Aural Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning.
NYC G&T Level C Question Types
|Verbal (OLSAT-8) ||Nonverbal (NNAT2)|
|Folliwing Directions||Pattern Completion|
|Aural Reasoning||Reasoning by Analogy|
|Arithmetic Reasoning||Serial Reasoning|
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