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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)|
SHSAT School Day: November 8, 2023SHSAT Weekend Testing: November 18, 19; December 3, 9
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 ||January 23 - 26|
June 14 - 25, 2024
August 19 - 20, 2024
|New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) ||March 11 - June 7|
|New York State Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Main Administration|
Paper-based Testing (PBT): April 11-12, 2024Computer-based Testing (CBT): April 11-19, 2024
|New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Make Up Administration|
Paper-Based Testing (PBT):April 15-17, 2024
|New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSELAT)||April 15 - May 24, 2024 (Speaking)|
May 13 – 24, 2024 (Reading, Writing, Listening)
|New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Main Administration|
May 7 – 8, 2024
Computer-based Testing CBT:
May 7 - 17, 2024
|New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Make Up Administration|
Paper-Based Testing (PBT):May 9 – 14, 2024
New York State Grades 5 & 8 Science
|May 15 – 17, 2024|
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 – April 26, 2024 (Juniors -SAT; Sophomores - PSAT)|
|PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test||See the College Board's website|