G&T Admissions

Admissions to TAG for Kindergarten through Third Grade is handled by the New York City Department of Education, Office of Elementary School Admissions.

Admissions information for the 2023-2024 school year for Grades K-3 have not yet been released.

There are two types of G&T programs:

  • K-to-5 G&T programs
    • These existing programs serve children throughout elementary school, from kindergarten through grade 5.
    • Children can enter these programs in kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2, or grade 3.

NEW – Top Performer (“Grade 3”) G&T programs

      • These 32 programs––one in each NYC community school district––serve children from grade 3 to grade 5.
      • Children enter these invitation-only programs in grade 3. Top-performing grade 2 students (whose grades are in the top 10% at their school) are invited to apply.

Learn more about how and when to participate, as well as how G&T offers are made at the DOE’s website.

NEW – 4th and 5th Grade Admissions:

For families new to the New York City Department of Education or for sibling transfer requests, please reach out to the Family Welcome Center for assistance.

Email:             333FWC@schools.nyc.gov

Phone:             917-339-1763

Address:          333 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor, Room 1211 New York, NY 10001

Please see the below information prior to contacting the Family Welcome Center:

  • Be sure to include your child’s first name, last name, date of birth, and OSIS number
  • Let us know if you need support in another language
  • Let us know if you (the child’s parent/guardian) are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
  • Please do NOT include any photographs of students with your message.