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Mark Twain Admissions Test

Mark Twain Intermediate School (I.S. 239) is a gifted and talented school that have their own admissions test in order for students to be qualified to enroll in the school. Students must take two talent exams of their choice from the following list of talent areas offered at Mark Twain:

  • Art
  • Athletics
  • Computer/Math
  • Creative Writing/Journalism
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Instrumental - Strings
  • Instrumental - Winds
  • Media
  • Science
  • Vocal Music

To be eligible to take the test, students must submit a Request for Testing (RFT) form by a deadline to their elementary school. After submitting the RFT form, students who are eligible will receive notification of the date that they are scheduled to audition. The audition will take place at Mark Twain.