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Learn smart and healthy! OLSAT Tips.

OLSAT is a part of the Gifted and Talented test that requires verbal reasoning, knowledge of prepositions, pictorial reasoning by analogy, and arithmetical reasoning. Looking at the pictures, the child is supposed to figure out what picture does not belong with the others or what two pictures are going together the same way as the pictures in the row above.

Beside revealing ability to make logical connections, this part of the test reflects the child's knowledge about the world around him or her.

Enjoy exploring the world and having fun with your child!

Learn Smart and Healthy!

It looks like Fall is upon us. Time to fall out from the Big Apple to pick little apples. Let's consider some Oxford prep while crunching on the crispy Golden Delicious.

Please share with us funny moments with your kids! Just email us and we will post it here and on our media pages.

Gifted and Talented Test registration has been opened on October 15th!

If you are interested in having your child take the Gifted & Talented (G&T) test, you must submit a G&T Request for Testing (RFT) form by November 12, 2019. This test is only for students seeking a G&T placement in grades K-3 for September 2020.

We encourage you to submit the request online using MySchools. If you prefer to use a paper form, you can submit it to your child's current school if he/she attends a public school (non-charter) or you can visit a Family Welcome Center. Whether you apply online or in person, be sure to get a receipt for confirmation!

For more information you can call DOE 718-935-2009 or visit G&T Admissions.

For the test prep you can buy our NNAT-2 leveled books and print out FREE worksheets on our website.

We also encourage you to visit Education.com to download worksheets that could be helpful for OLSAT prep. Please check Addition, Subtraction and Math challenges sections. Put in a search field the following: "What does not belong?" , "Reasoning by Analogy", "Math word problems".

Resources for Preparation


July 1, 2019.
Baroque Music Helps You Focus!

86 % of students surveyed enjoyed class more with baroque background music whereas 76 % of students without any music found the class enjoyable.

33 % of students found math challenging whereas 46 % in the class without the baroque music found it challenging.

Read more here

April 16, 2019.
The G&T test scores are out!

Dear parents,

Please share your child's score with us. We also have been waiting excitedly!

Looking forward to hearing from you!

It's almost time to receive G&T Test Score Reports!

Spring is the time when Gifted and Talented test score reports are released. If your child earned a G&T test score of 90 or above, you will also receive a G&T application form.

District and citywide G&T programs have varying qualifying scores:

If the score is 90+ and you apply for enrollment in a G&T program, you will get your results in the late spring. A qualifying score does not guarantee that a student will get an offer to a G&T program. The number of eligible students typically exceeds of available seats. We encourage you to apply to several G&T programs to best ensure you child placement in a program.

Hello and Welcome to Brilliant Kids NYC!

Classes will begin very soon and we invite you to visit this page for updated information and printable practice worksheets.

Gifted and Talented test registration will begin in October pending announcement by NYC DOE of the start date. We recommend that you subscribe to the DOE Gifted and Talented email list up to date information on when and how to register your child for the test:

Enroll By Grade

For 2019, kids who were born in 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 are eligible to register for G&T testing.