Test Preparation


The Early Scholars Test Preparation Tutoring Program offers a free diagnostic assessment to determine your child’s skill level.

NYS ELA and Math Test

Students in grades 3 to 8 must take the NYS ELA and Math Test. It measures whether a child has gained the core competencies for the academic year. With new Common Core Standards Initiative, the content on the tests has become even more challenging.

NYC Gifted and Talented Test

The Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) and the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT-2) are used for entrance into New York City public schools’ gifted and talented programs.

Early Childhood Admissions Test

The Educational Records Bureau (ERB) administers the Early Childhood Admissions Assessment (ECAA), which is the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd edition (WPPSI-III). This test is used in New York City independent schools for entry into pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs.