These are optional tests that families can request for entrance into programs or schools that offer specialized instruction and enrichment opportunities.
|Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)||January 27|
These tests are required by NY State Education Department, including those that may be used to meet graduation requirements.
|New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL) |
This test must be taken within the first 10 days of enrolling in school.
|New York State Regents ||June 17, 22, 23, 24|
|New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) ||March 8 - June 11|
|New York State Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA)||April 19 - 29|
|New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSELAT)||April 19 - May 28 (Speaking)|
May 17 - 28 (Reading, Writing, Listening)
|New York State Grades 3–8 Math||May 3 - 14|
|New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (written) ||June 7 - 11|
National Tests for College Admissions
These are tests offered to students nationwide. New York City schools administer these tests during the school day.
|SAT/PSAT School Day||March 4, 24, April 13 and 27|
|PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test||See the College Board's website|