Testing Calendar

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City Tests

These are optional tests that families can request for entrance into programs or schools that offer specialized instruction and enrichment opportunities.

Test Date
Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) December 2

State Tests

These tests are required by NY State Education Department, including those that may be used to meet graduation requirements.

Test Date
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 25 - 28 (Cancelled)
June 1 (Cancelled)
June 15 - 24
August 16 - 17
New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) March 14 - June 10
New York State Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Main Administration March 29 - March 30
New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Make Up Administration March 31 - April 8
New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSELAT) April 11 - May 20 (Speaking)
May 9 - 20 (Reading, Writing, Listening)
New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Main Administration April 26 - April 27
New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Make Up Administration April 28 - May 9
New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (performance)
New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (written) - Main Administration
May 24 - June 3
June 6
New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (written) - Make Up Administration June 7 - June 10

National Tests for College Admissions

These are tests offered to students nationwide. New York City schools administer these tests during the school day.

Test Date
SAT/PSAT School Day October 13 and 28 (Seniors Only)
March 23, 2022 (Juniors -SAT; Sophomores - PSAT)
PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test See the College Board's website
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