Presidency School

Placement Test

Placement Test for Nursery

The child is asked to assemble puzzles to assess hand and motor co-ordination, and identify animals, colors, shapes etc. The child is assessed on clarity of speech, behavior and ability to follow instructions.

Placement Test for KG 1

The Admission Officer sits with the child and goes through some storybooks and puzzles to make the child feel comfortable. Then, the Officer goes through a question booklet with the child, in order to assess the child’s ability to recognize letters, similar/ different objects, shapes, the child’s numerical ability and ability to comprehend and follow instructions. If the child is joining at the beginning of the academic year, his manual dexterity skills are tested to see if he/she is ready to begin writing in KG1.

Placement Test for KG2

The Admissions Officer sits with the child to go through the test booklet. Recognition and writing skills are assessed. The child is asked to write letters (both upper and lower cases) and asked to read the letters phonetically. Numerical ability is tested by exercises in basic counting and writing of numbers. Logical reasoning is tested by asking the child to match pictures with their shadows and by matching identical figures from a group of similar figures.

Placement Test for Grade I to VIII

Grade-appropriate concepts in English, Mathematics & EVS / Science are tested. The Admissions Officer goes through the paper with the child and explains what is expected out of them. They are encouraged to ask questions if they have any doubts in understanding the test.

On completion of the placement tests, a personal interactive session with the parents and the Admission Committee is organized to facilitate further in-depth understanding about the education philosophy of the school, and parental needs and expectation from the school.