Online SCAT/Remote Testing

If my child achieves qualifying scores on the Online SCAT, how long will their program eligibility be valid?
Your child’s eligibility will remain valid throughout high school; they will not need to retest to retain their program eligibility. Families may choose to ...
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 9:25 AM
I am having trouble logging in to my Online SCAT quiz. What is the password?
No password is required. You should click the green “Insert Exam Password” button and the password will be automatically inserted. If the green “Insert Exam...
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 9:27 AM
Are Online SCAT test accommodations available to students who have a documented disability?
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth encourages students with disabilities to participate in our programs and events. Decisions for specific accommod...
Tue, Sep 8, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Are Online SCAT video recordings protected by FERPA? If so, can I access my child’s recording?
Yes, video recordings are protected by FERPA. Yes, it is possible for families to request a recording of their child’s test. To request a video, email ctyin...
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 11:29 AM
Can I request for my school to see my child’s Online SCAT scores? How will they be shared?
Yes, families can request for their child’s school to see their child’s test scores. Parents can share the score report with their school or ask their schoo...
Tue, Sep 8, 2020 at 1:57 PM
Can my child still test with Prometric?
Yes, students can still take the SCAT at Prometric, though not all testing centers are open at this time, and test center hours vary depending on their loca...
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 9:31 AM
Can my child still take the Online SCAT to establish CTY program eligibility?
Yes, students can take the Online SCAT at home on a desktop or laptop computer (Chromebook excluded) that has a webcam and meets other technical requirement...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 4:10 PM
Can my child take the Online SCAT without being recorded?
No. It is necessary to record each Online SCAT administration so that we maintain the integrity of the test. If you do not want your child to be recorded fo...
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 11:55 AM
Does the SCAT information from your website about timing, sample questions, etc. apply to the Online SCAT?
The Online SCAT uses the same timing as our paper-based tests; 50 questions per section and 20 minutes per section. The total testing time is typically unde...
Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 9:46 AM
For a student who needs a reader for their Online SCAT, can a parent or family member assist?
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth encourages students with disabilities to participate in our programs and events. Decisions about readers and oth...
Tue, Sep 8, 2020 at 2:12 PM