Testing

How do I schedule a test?
You will need to join CTY and then once your application is processed, you can register for the test that's right for your child in a few easy steps: ...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 4:27 PM
Which test should my child take?
Our test options vary by grade level. Here’s an overview of tests we accept:       School and College Ability Test (SCAT): This test is open to CTY s...
Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 11:33 AM
Is my child eligible for CTY programs without participating in the CTY Talent Search?
CTY uses testing to help families discover which of our programs and services are right for their child, and to determine the appropriate level of challenge...
Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 9:45 AM
What test scores does my child need to earn to qualify for CTY programs?
CTY is committed to a rigorous approach to assessment so we can provide students with the appropriate level of challenge in our academic programs. Minimum s...
Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 1:48 PM
I just registered for CTY. Why can’t I schedule a SCAT or STB test?
Thank you for joining CTY. It can take up to one business day from the time of enrollment for your eligibility number to become active with Prometric. Appl...
Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 11:01 AM
Once my child is eligible for CTY programs, do they have to retest?
Students who test and qualify for CTY programs are not required to take additional tests to maintain their eligibility. However, students may choose to rete...
Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:08 PM
How do I view my child’s test scores?
The time it takes for scores to become available depends on the test. You will receive an email when CTY has received your scores.    School and College ...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 4:29 PM
How do I find my nearest test center?
Students can take the School and College Ability Test (SCAT) or Spatial Test Battery (STB) at any Prometric test center. To view a list of test centers, vi...
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 1:21 PM
My child’s test scores were not high enough to qualify for the CTY course we want to take. Can you grant us an exception?
CTY is committed to a rigorous approach to assessment so we can provide academically advanced students with the appropriate level of challenge in our progra...
Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 11:45 AM
I want to enroll in an Online Programs course, but my child can’t qualify because my test center is closed. What should I do?
We are so glad you’re interested in Online Programs. CTY is aware of Prometric test center closures in numerous locations. The most up-to-date information c...
Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 11:31 AM