Specialized High School Admissions Test
2021 SHSAT TESTING DATES & LOCATIONS:
- Registered 8th grade students who attend a public DOE middle school: Will test at their current school during the school day on Thursday, December 2.
- Registered 8th grade students who attend charter, private, parochial, or independent schools, or who are homeschooled: Will test at a central DOE location on Sunday, December 5, or Saturday, December 11.
- All registered 9th grade students: will test at a central DOE location (linked above) on Saturday, December 11 or Sunday, December 12.
Registration is now open for the SHSAT, and the deadline to register is November 15, 2021. Registration is not first-come first-served; all students who register by the deadline will be able to take the SHSAT.
- Families will be able to register their child in the family-facing MySchools site (myschools.nyc).
- Like last year, families or school staff will indicate each child’s preference order for the testing Specialized High Schools when they submit their SHSAT registration in MySchools.
- The deadline to register for the SHSAT is November 15, 2021.
Students and their families can prepare for the SHSAT now. Learn more and take practice tests on the NYC DOE's website.