A completed online assessment is required to apply to BHSEC Manhattan, in addition to the NY DOE High School Application.
The BHSEC Assessment was created and developed by the BHSEC faculty and administration to assess applicants writing, thinking, and interest in an early college. Below is a description of the assessment used for 2020-2021. We are currently waiting guidance from the Department of Education before updating the information below.
Students will be ranked based on the following rubric components:
Click rubric for more information.
Before you begin our online assessment please read requirements and tips listed below:
Click HERE for the assessment.
In the past we have held one on one interviews to get to know each applicant. We are not able to meet with you in person this year due to the pandemic. However we still want to hear from you and to learn more about why you are interested in attending our school. We are not looking for perfection, we are looking for students who engage with the questions in a genuine manner.
In the video please describe who you are and why you want to attend BHSEC and respond to either of the two questions: