CTY Testing Pilot Study

Are you taking only national tests or also state tests for the CTY testing pilot study?
Please review the complete list of accepted tests, which includes state and national exams. There are a variety of reasons you may not find your test among ...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:01 PM
How do the tests accepted under the pilot provide an indication of how a student may fair in courses designed for those whose academic needs are two or more grade levels above their current grade?
Above-grade-level tests work to spread out the population of advanced learners to see where one might fall among other students who perform at the top end o...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:09 PM
How long has CTY been considering this sort of pilot project?
CTY has been studying talent identification for decades. Our interest in alternate methods of identification and in assessing assumptions baked into program...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 10:34 AM
How long is eligibility going to last for students who qualify for CTY through the testing pilot study?
Students who achieve eligibility through the test expansion pilot remain eligible for CTY-level programs until they age out after grade 12. Learn more.  
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:10 PM
How long will it take for CTY to review my score report for the testing pilot study?
Students who achieve eligibility through the test expansion pilot remain eligible for CTY-level programs until they age out after grade 12. Learn more.  
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:10 PM
How old can the scores be for submission in the testing pilot study?
The test must have been taken July 1, 2017, or later. Learn more
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:11 PM
I enrolled my child in Talent Search just a few months ago and had them tested because your team/website said you would not consider nationally normed test scores. Can I get a refund since they met the requirements of the testing pilot?
Congratulations to your child on being a part of our Talent Search. This is a time-bound pilot, and while we know it may be frustrating or disappointing to ...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 10:38 AM
I have scheduled a Talent Search test and paid for it. If I choose to submit alternate scores, will I be refunded?
The Talent Search application fee is non-refundable and provides for student account creation, application processing, score handling and report generation,...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 10:39 AM
Is CTY including both domestic and international tests in its new testing pilot study?
 Yes. Students who did not receive a qualifying score on a traditional Talent Search test but who have qualifying scores on one of the accepted tests take...
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:17 PM
Is CTY considering exceptions for near qualifiers for the testing pilot study?
No. Because this pilot is already a deviation from our standard eligibility process, we will not be making exceptions for near qualifiers. Learn more
Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 5:12 PM