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Admissions

Weekend Accelerated Math & Language Arts

HEROES Academy works exclusively with gifted and talented students.   Students interested in taking accelerated math or language arts classes on the weekends should submit their scores here.   Students applying for HEROES Academy’s Monday-Wednesday-Friday Microschool Program should fill out the application here.

Registration is Open for the 2022 -2023 Academic Year!

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My Child Has Test Scores
My Child Does Not Have Test Scores

If your child qualified for a gifted and talented program at their public or private school, it’s likely that your child already has taken a test or assessment that qualified them for that program.  Please see the below information for a list of scores and requirements.  We will review your child’s test scores for admissions within 2 – 3 days of receiving them.

Accepted tests must:

  • Include an official report.  Applicants may submit an official score report electronically to info@njgifted.org with the subject “Student Name – Application.” Please include your full name, your child’s full name, your child’s date of birth, and a phone number that we can reach you at.
  • All tests must have been administered when the applicant was at least 5 years of age.
  • Scores must meet or exceed the score guidelines listed above.  
Test Required Scores
Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children A minimum standard score of 130 or higher on the General Ability Index (GAI) or Full Scale OR A minimum standard score of 130 on the Nonverbal section AND at least one of the following: Verbal Verbal Comprehension Fluid Reasoning
CogAT An age percentile rank of at least the 90th percentile on both the Verbal and Quantitative
OR
A Composite (VQN) in at least the 90th percentile

Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities A standard score of 130 or higher
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale ​A minimum standard score of 130 or higher on BOTH the Verbal and Nonverbal sections

Placement Testing

After sending us your child’s scores, you will receive an  e-mail from us in 2 – 3 business days informing you of your child’s admission status.  If your child qualifies for HEROES, (s)he will need to complete a placement test.  This test will determine which math and/or language arts class is suitable for your child.  

Test Details
NWEA MAP Reading A score in at least the 90th percentile unless you have submitted additional qualifying test scores. For more information, see "My Child Has Test Scores."​
NWEA MAP Math A score in at least the 90th percentile unless you have submitted additional qualifying test scores. For more information, see "My Child Has Test Scores."
Paper-Pencil Math Placement Test This section is used for placement purposes only. Different level exams are administered based on your child's NWEA MAP scores.
Paper-Pencil Writing Placement Different level exams are administered based on your child's NWEA MAP scores. This section consists of a writing prompt and grammar questions. Spelling assessments are administered to students in 1st - 3rd grade.

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