Family Resources

New York City Applicants:
Registration opens in August for students applying to schools that require ​AABL for admission in the 2019 school year. 

AABL administrations will take place in the morning beginning in November. Please check with the school(s) to which you are applying to identify deadlines for applications and score reports.

ERB works directly with families, easing the process for your admission staff. We offer a variety of no-cost, in-depth guides and videos to provide families with all the information they need for registering their student for AABL and getting him or her ready for test day.


Parents: Looking for AABL information and registration?


Families can easily register online through our website.




icon_book.pngwhat to expect on AABL

Parents and schools are encouraged to download and review our free What to Expect on AABL PDF guides and videos. Schools may also download this guide to provide it as a resource to parents. 


What to Expext on AABL - PDF Guide


What To Expect on AABL

Applying to PreK 

What To Expect on AABL

Applying to Kindergarten

What To Expect On AABL

Applying to Grade 1


icon_question.pngQuestions You May Receive From Applicant Families:


Candidates for Grades: Pricing
PreK, K, and Grade 1 $65.00


Registration fees are the responsibility of the applicant family; fee waivers are available for families in need. For additional information about fees associated with AABL such as late registration, change of registration, or refunds, please refer to the What to Expect on AABL guide.

Summary of Basic Services

Testing Fee $65.00

Registration is only available online


Change of Registration Fee $25.00

Registration for all AABL appointments will be considered closed two weeks prior to the test event (10 business days). Changes made on or within 10 days of the scheduled test date will incur a $25 service fee.


Refund Request Fee $25.00

If for some reason you will not be taking AABL after registering for it, you may receive a refund. Please call the operations office within 2 weeks of the scheduled test date for a refund. All refunds will have a $25.00 service fee deducted.


No Show Fee $65.00

Not arriving for a schedule appointment will result in full cost of the test.

AABL fee waivers

AABL fee waivers are available for families in need.  For information about obtaining a fee waiver for AABL, please contact AABL Operations at (877) 957-3222 or