SHSAT Overview


SHSAT Tutoring The SHSAT exam is offered to 8th and 9th grade students and used to determine admission to New York City's Specialized High Schools. The test uses multiple-choice math and verbal q uestions to measure students' academic fundamentals and reasoning skills.



SHSAT Scoring

Each year a raw score is scaled to a scaled score between 200-800. Unlike the SAT, students are not penalized for incorrect answers. Each high school has different score requirements. Historically, Stuyvesant High School has the most competitive score cut-off.

SHSAT Tutoring Program

Parliament's SHSAT tutoring program equips students with the fundamentals and skills needed to succeed on the SHSAT exam.

  • The math sections use basic math, algebra, geometry and word problems to assess quantitative reasoning skills.
  • The verbal section uses reading passages, logical reasoning questions and "scrambled paragraphs" to determine analytical abilities.
  • Our SHSAT tutors will introduce students to all the relevant fundamentals as well as important concepts and strategies to master these sections.

SHSAT Enrollment & Contact Information

To learn more speak to an Academic Advisor, submit an Inquiry Form or use our registration forms to enroll online and meet a SHSAT Tutor today.

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