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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 17, 2022SHSAT Weekend Testing: November 19, 20; December 11, 17
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 24 - 27|
June 14 - 22
August 16 - 17
|New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) ||March 13 - June 9|
|New York State Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Main Administration||April 19 - 26|
|New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Make Up Administration||April 24 - 28|
|New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSELAT)||April 17 - May 26 (Speaking)|
May 15 - 26 (Reading, Writing, Listening)
|New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Main Administration||May 2 - 9|
|New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Make Up Administration||May 4 - 11|
|New York State 8 Science (performance)|
New York State 8 Science (written) - Main Administration
|May 23 - June 2|
|New York State 8 Science (written) - Make Up Administration||June 6 - June 9|
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 1, March 22, and April 25 (Juniors -SAT; Sophomores - PSAT) |
|PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test||See the College Board's website|