Bard High School Early College Queens

Admission Assessment 

A completed math and writing assessment is required to apply to BHSEC Queens. We invite you to take your assessment at our Queens or Manhattan campus.  No matter which location you choose, you can still apply to either school, or better your chances of admittance to a BHSEC program by applying to both!

Registering for the Assessments

You must register before taking the assessment. You can register by clicking on the dates on the schedule below beginning on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 10 am.  

We try to make it as convenient as possible for you so that if you are applying to both campuses, you only need to take the assessment one timeHowever, if you are invited back for an interview, you will be interviewed at the location where you took the assessment.   Please consult our admissions requirements before signing up for an assessment.

Assessment Schedule 2016

Bard High School Early College Queens Assessments     
30-20 Thomson Ave. (6th Floor), Long Island City, Queens

Applicants are given an hour and a half to complete the assessment from the time the assessment begins.  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.  Registration is required and will begin on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 10 am.  At that time, families will be able to click on a date and register. 

*If all assessment dates are filled, please continue checking our website throughout October for new asessment dates.* Please do not register for our November 8th registration date unless your applicant holds a current accommodation plan at their school. We will remove any registration from the November 8th registration date if the applicant does not hold a current accommodation plan.

*Assessment Date Completed* Wednesday, September 21st 4:00 - 5:30 pm
 Saturday, October 8th 9:00 - 10:30 am
 Saturday, October 8th 11:00 - 12:30 pm
 Saturday, October 8th 2:00 - 3:30 pm
 Sunday, October 9th 9:00 - 10:30 am
 Sunday, October 9th 11:00 - 12:30 pm
 Sunday, October 9th 2:00 - 3:30 pm
 Wednesday, October 26th 4:00 - 5:30 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The below assessment date is only for students and families requesting special accommodations. Registrants without active accommodation plans at their school must register for non-election day assessments. If your child does not have an active accommodation plan, you will be asked to reschedule based on remaining assessment availability. 
Tuesday, November 8th (Election Day) Special accommodations only testing 9:00 am
Tuesday, November 8th (Election Day) Special accommodations only testing 1:00 pm

What to Bring

Items to bring to the assessment session:
  1. 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.

  2. A sharpened # 2 pencil.

  3. A watch to pace yourself. The proctor will announce when five minutes remain.

*If your attendance is not included on your report card, please submit an attendance report as well.

Items not to be used during the assessment:

  1. Calculators

  2. Any electronic device (cell phone, media player, head phones, camera etc.)