New York City High School Entrance Exam Dates and Deadlines Updated for 2017 for high school admission in September 2018
Regis High School:
Application Due October 23
Scholarship Exam – November 4
Interview – January 6
Convent of the Sacred Heart:
Scholarship Exam – October 14
Application Due December 1
ISEE also required by January 16
Marymount School of New York:
Scholar Application Deadline – October 13
Scholarship Exam – October 21
Interview – November 12
Regular Application Deadline – November 20
Xavier High School:
Application Due – November 10 (December 1 if not taking scholarship exam)
Xavier Scholarship Exam – November 18Xavier accepts the TACHS, ISEE, SSAT, COOP, and other entrance exams
TACHS (Test for Admission to Catholic High School):
November 3 for Manhattan, Staten Island, and Bronx.
November 4 for Brooklyn/Queens.
Entrance and scholarships for many archdiocesan schools are based on the TACHS, such as:
St. Joseph by the Sea High School
Monsignor Farrell High School
St. Peter’s High School
Moore Catholic High School
St. John Villa Academy
Bishop Kearney High School
St. Saviour’s High School and many others
Some schools base entrance on the TACHS but have an additional scholarship test:
Xaverian High School
Application Due – November 17
Scholarship Exam – December 2
Notre Dame Academy – Scholarship Exam November 30
St. Joseph Hill Academy– Scholarship Exam December 6 from 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Fontbonne Hall Academy – Scholarship Exam November 19 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The SHSAT (Specialized High School Admission Test) is for entrance to Staten Island Technical High School, Brooklyn Tech, Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and other specialized high schools.
SHSAT for 8th graders – October 21 and 22 (students are assigned date and location a few days before the test)
SHSAT for 9th graders, 504 accommodations, make up, and all others – October 29 and November 4
ISEE – almost daily – see https://iseeonline.erblearn.org/Search for closest locations for you.
SSAT – October 14, November 11, December 9, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 21, June 9
Future Dates are similar and can be found at the associated websites. Each school has its own deadlines and prerequisites. Consult each individual school or test to register, confirm what you need, and check exact details on each exam.