Testing Calendar

This page was last updated on November 17, 2022 at 1:07 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)TBD

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 24 - 27
June 1
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 AdministrationApril 19 - 20
New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) - Make Up AdministrationApril 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 AdministrationMay 2 - 3
New York State Grades 3–8 Math - Make Up AdministrationMay 4 - 11
New York State 8 Science (performance)
New York State 8 Science (written) - Main Administration
May 23 - June 2
June 5
New York State 8 Science (written) - Make Up AdministrationJune 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.

TestDate
SAT/PSAT School DayMarch 1, March 22, and April 25 (Juniors -SAT; Sophomores - PSAT)
PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying TestSee the College Board's website