Testing Calendar

This page was last updated on October 15, 2021 at 12:50 PM.

City Tests

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

TestDate
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.

TestDate
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
June 15 - 24
New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) March 29 - June 10
New York State Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA)March 29 - 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 MathApril 26 - May 9

New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (written)

New York State Grades 4 and 8 Science (performance)

June 6 - 8

May 24 - June 3


National Tests for College Admissions

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

TestDate
SAT/PSAT School Day

October 13 and 28 (Seniors Only)

March 23, 2022 (Juniors -SAT; Sophomores - PSAT)

PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying TestSee the College Board's website
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