Monday, July 7, 2014

Are you smart enough to get into a private Kindergarten?

DNAinfo New York has a quiz to see if you're smarter than a 4-year-old.
Some of the city's most elite private schools will soon require 4-year-olds to take a new, harder admissions test given on an iPad and designed to assess math and literacy skills.
The test is less subjective than the old way of testing which had a tester.
"For example, if the question stated 'What is a mouse?' and the kid answered 'animal,' he or she would get 1 point. If the kid said 'a gray animal that is small, has a tail and likes to eat cheese,' the kid would get the full 2 points," Doruk explained.  
If a child just said "animal," the tester would reply, "Tell me more," giving the child another chance to earn the full 2 points, Doruk said.
I can't imagine most 4-year-olds being able to pass this test but then again this is for admission to an elite kindergarten. Good thing I went to public school.

If you're wondering how I did on the quiz I scored a 4 out of 5. Try the quiz here.


  1. Replies
    1. I don't even know! I'm glad I'm done with kindergarten though.

  2. WHAT KIND OF MESSED UP TEST IS THAT??!?! (I did not do so well)

  3. 5/5 but some of the questions were confusing/misleading due to the wording or the way the options were presented.