Registration for Summer SHSAT and LaGuardia Auditions School Type: Middle and high schools Deadline: August 7; Event: August 15 Workflow Subcategory: Enrollment Students applying to high school for the 2019–20 school year who meet all three of the requirements below can take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) and LaGuardia High School auditions, which are taking place this August.
Entered a non-DOE school in eighth grade (orentered ninth grade for the first time) in September 2018; and
Moved to New York City after November 1, 2018; and
Did not take the SHSAT or audition for LaGuardia High School in fall 2018.
The summer SHSAT will take place on August 15, at Stuyvesant High School (345 Chambers Street in Manhattan). Summer auditions for LaGuardia High School will be held at the school (100 Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan) in late August.
Parents/guardians must bring their child to a Family Welcome Center to register for the SHSAT or auditions from July 15 to August 9. Families cannot use MySchools to register for the summer SHSAT or the LaGuardia High School auditions. Each student will receive their test ticket and/or audition ticket when they register. Students must bring their test and/or audition ticket to the test site.
The SHSAT administration on August 15 follows the format of the fall 2018 administration. Summer 2019 SHSAT test-takers can refer to the practice tests in the 2018–19 Specialized High Schools Student Handbook. The summer 2019 SHSAT administration will not include the changes for the fall 2019 SHSAT administration. Students taking the SHSAT should not use the 2019–20 handbook. For questions, email HSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.