Virtual Test Prep Tutoring: High School
The ELA/Math exam is an annual assessment of language arts and mathematics abilities of NY State public school students in grades three through eight.
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) is designed to evaluate the level and pattern of cognitive development of students in grades K through 12.
The Iowa Assessments (formerly the ITBS) is given in both public and private schools throughout the country.
Current 8th and 9th grade students seeking admission into one of New York City’s Specialized High Schools, must take the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). There are 9 Specialized High Schools in NYC: Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts*, High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School.
*LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts does not use the SHSAT in their admissions process. Instead they require an audition and review of student records.
Chicago Public Schools administers the Selective Enrollment High School test to students looking to enter Selective Enrollment High Schools in 9th grade. In order to sit for the exam in 8th grade, a student must have scored at or above the 70th percentile in both the reading and math sections of their 7th grade MAP exam.