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The BHSEC Assessment was created and developed by the BHSEC faculty and administration to assess applicants writing, thinking, and mathematical skills.
Bard High School Early College Manhattan Assessments
525 East Houston Street, New York, NY 10002
Fall 2016 (Click here to register)
Space is extremely limited. Please do not double register.
Saturday, September 17 start times at 9:00 am and 11:00 am
Thursday, September 22 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Thursday, October 6 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Tuesday, October 25 at 4:00 pm -5:45 pm
Saturday, October 29 start times at 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Wednesday, November 2 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
NOTE: Students who take the assessment November 2 may not receive their interview status until after the high school application is due.
Special Accommodations Assessment (Fall assessment registeration has passed)
Tuesday, November 8 at 9:00 am and noon (This date is only for students who require special accommodations.)*
Applicants are given an hour and a half to complete the assessment. The time is calculated from the start time of the assessment, not the time that the student enters the building. We aim to start all assessments within 10 minutes past the hour. Applicants will not be allowed to sit for the assessment once the assessment begins.
*Students who require special accommodation should read the "Students Eligible for Special Testing Accommodations" below.
Students Eligible for Special Testing Accommodations
For assessments at Bard High School Early College Queens
30-20 Thomson Ave. (6th Floor), Long Island City, Queens
Please click here for dates at the Queens campus.
A copy of your final report card from your previous grade. Applicants applying to the 9th grade should bring their final 7th grade report card. Applicants applying to the 10th grade should bring their final 8th grade report card.*
A sharpened # 2 pencil.
A silent non-smart watch to pace yourself. The proctor will provide time cues.
A math grading sheet (Scantron sheet)
White lined paper for the essay
A folder which you will place your assessment, answer sheets, and report card. You will turn into the proctor prior to leaving the assessment site.
Items not to be used during the assessment:
Any electronic device (cell phone, media player, head phones, camera ect.). Electronic devices must be turned off and be stored out of sight while in the building.