NY State Test Prep Program

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Common Core Aligned for Math and ELA


The New York Common Core State Tests are fast approaching and the time to act is NOW!

Each year, hundreds of thousands of NYC students are required to participate in state testing

The purpose of these exams are to measure:

Student aptitude

Identifying strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in curriculum and instruction

School performance as required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

The results of these tests are used to make improvements in teaching and learning

New York State Test Prep Course

Our State Test Prep Program

Reducing test-day anxiety and helping students succeed, year after year!

We know how anxiety-provoking these exams can be for students and parents alike, and so our program is here to combat it.

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Who is it for?

Our State Test program is designed to get students in grades 3-5 ready for test day!

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Subjects: Math and ELA

Students will gain insight on how to strategically solve mathematical word problems, as well as how to extensively answer multiple-choice questions and both short and extended response questions.

Prepping for Math

  Making sense of problems

  Identifying key words

  Modeling mathematical concepts

  Attending to precision

  Mathematical reasoning

Prepping for ELA

  Reading comprehension skills in both literature and informational texts

  Support thinking about passages and its meaning using text evidence

  Understanding the importance of language use and author’s word choice

  Writing structure for short and extended responses

The most effective way to prepare!

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14-week program

This 3.5 month program will take place twice a week for a total of 50 instructional hours.

Class Schedule
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Small class size

Classes will be capped at 6 students per grade in order to maximize delivery of educational material. Each grade will be differentiated.

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Mock Exams

Our mock exams are designed to mimic test day conditions to best prepare students for the real tests. Exams will be analyzed and reviewed thoroughly with students. Parents will receive an analysis report of their child’s test results.

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Highly Qualified Instructors

The program is taught by our highly qualified and experienced instructors who specialize in the Common Core learning standards. Parents will have the opportunity to meet with their child’s instructor to discuss progress.

Our preparation materials reflect the new test formats and Common Core standards

According to the Department of Education, State Exams have been redesigned to cover a much larger range of performance indicators found in today’s Common Core standards.

Dates and Program Overview

STARTS: January 23rd

ENDS: April 28th

Each class will be 2 hours long – 1 hour for Math and 1 hour for English Language Arts.

Depending on grade level, students will attend the center twice a week from Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Throughout the program, students will take mock exams for both Math and ELA to further guide the instruction. Each mock exam will include both Book 1 and Book 2.

Mock exam results and class progress will be discussed with you upon request.

State Tests Dates


April 11th and 12th


May 1st and 2nd

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See where your child stands

Schedule a FREE Placement Evaluation today!

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