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Practice entrance tests for New York City specialized high schools & Hunter College High School

Stephen Krane

Practice entrance tests for New York City specialized high schools & Hunter College High School

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Published by Arco Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • High schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides -- Juvenile literature.,
    • High schools -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides.,
    • Examinations.

    • About the Edition

      Twelve half-hour multiple-choice practice tests patterned on the actual entrance exams for Brooklyn Technical High School, Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant High School, and Hunter College High School.

      Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Krane and Rose Orofino.
      ContributionsOrofino, Rose.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB3060.24 .K73 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2841174M
      ISBN 100668058978
      LC Control Number84003045
      OCLC/WorldCa10532959

      All students are required to take International Baccalaureate courses in junior and senior year. Back to InsideTools Sign up! They spend 16 months, starting in the summer after sixth grade, preparing for the test. Bilotti, who had been serving as director of the annex, was appointed principal of the new high school. Students have the choice of taking one optional section in Catholic Religion, Mechanical Aptitude, or Science.

      Diversity Initiative To increase integration at the specialized high schools, the DOE is expanding its Discovery Program, which gives some students who just missed the SHSAT cutoff score the opportunity to attend a specialized high school by completing a summer program prior to the start of 9th grade. Colston's concept was approved by the Board of Education, and Brooklyn Technical High School opened in a converted warehouse at 49 Flatbush Avenue Extension, with 2, students. ByDr. The ISEE is graded on a scale of to

      Brooklyn Tech had a cutoff of Those who meet the above criteria will be offered a spot in the Discovery Program in the spring of 8th grade. These optional sections may be required, depending on the schools to which the student is applying. This organization also offers free content, one-on-one tutoring for a fee, and some scholarships to cover the cost of their fees.


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Practice entrance tests for New York City specialized high schools & Hunter College High School by Stephen Krane Download PDF Ebook

Those who meet the above criteria will be offered a spot in the Discovery Program in the spring of 8th grade. The HSPT is designed to measure student academic achievement and does not focus on memorized information.

Retrieved March 23, Online courses may require a good internet connection and computing device, but typically they cover more content and features than study guides. A school that is considered a level above many high schools in the New York City metropolitan area.

ISEE Score Reports are released to the schools, educational consultants, and education organizations that a student selects on the registration form.

Use your score on the practice tests as a baseline to help you determine your future test-taking strategies. How is the ISEE scored? Give yourself a chance to study during the summer break when you have more free time.

All classes regularly hold Socratic Seminars, in which students lead roundtable question-and-answer discussions, and all students take part in declamation public speaking exercises. Those students would be able to earn their spot by attending a summer session called the Discovery program.

Stuyvesant accepted anyone who scored or higher while Bronx Science had a cut-off score of Many of the school's students and alumni are in this group called Face the Music, the only teen ensemble in the U. You will read five or six passages of varying lengths.

His plan envisioned a heavy concentration of mathscience, and drafting courses with parallel paths leading either to college or to a technical career in industry. Knowing that, why doesn't the NYC mayor work on improving the educational quality of all city schools?

Unlike the rest of the specialized high schools, American Studies curriculum emphasizes U. Make an appointment to speak with your counselor, and consider bringing your parents along as well.

Students have three hours to complete the Exam. History[ edit ] InStuyvesant implemented a system of entrance examinations.

Specialized High Schools Admissions Test

Incoming 9th- and 10th-graders who moved to the city after the fall exam and audition dates will be able to take the SHSAT and audition for LaGuardia in late August. This scaled score, an integer between andis used to determine a student's standing.

The partnership with Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has allowed the school to plan multiple trips outside of New York City, with students paying relatively cheap fees.

The ISEE is graded on a scale of to The Specialized High School Handbook is revised each year, and it provides middle-school students and their parents with important information about the admissions process.

Don't leave all your studying to the Fall: you will be busy with school and other activities.

New York City NEW SHSAT Test Prep 2018, Specialized High School Admissions Test (Argo Brothers)

It will contain all the necessary information you need to know, including the location of the test, the test date and time, your student ID number and school ID number.

We recognize that one test will not offer a complete picture of your skills and knowledge, but your exam responses will provide us with a sample of your comprehension and problem solving, analytic and writing abilities.

Successful completion of the assessment guarantees admission to Hunter College High School. The program's original intent was to expand the population of African American and Hispanic students in the science high schools by offering them test-taking tips and extra lessons; however, students of any racial or ethnic background can apply for admission to the Institute.

For example, parents are frequently surprised when they see a 75th percentile score for a child who scored at the 95th percentile last year on a test based on state or national norms.Sep 27,  · These New York City schools are the only ones that admit students based solely on their scores on the Specialized High School Admissions Test Author: Post Staff Report.

Eighth grade and first-time ninth grade students can also audition for LaGuardia High School and/or test to apply to the eight specialized high schools.

Schedule your test or audition in the fall by the deadline. Specialized high schools admissions are currently closed. The SHSAT exam is the only way to enter specialized high schools in New York City.

TOP 40 PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE THE SHSAT TEST Kweller Prep’s Classes for the SHSAT run from March 6,to June 21, For pdf out of New York City's nine Specialized High Pdf, your SHSAT score is the only admission factor.

It's important to make sure you're prepared. Here are some quick and easy ways to make sure you’re prepared: Register with us for the latest information on the SHSAT test, free events in your area and upcoming promotions.Developed by an Attorney, Kweller Prep is an established business with a year track record of success in preparing students for specialized middle-school.

Jun 23, ebook These Are The Middle Schools With the Highest Performing Students. to one of the eight high schools that require the Specialized High School Admissions Test. Center for New York City Author: Amy Zimmer.