CAP Family Resources

High School Placement Services

Attention all 8th graders: The time has come for Applying to High School!

Please make sure you are getting started on this process. If you need guidance and support, please contact the Tutoring & High School Placement Coordinator, Kayla Paulino.

We also encourage you to schedule a one-on-one meeting to walk you through the high school choice process. Appointments can be scheduled for Mondays – Fridays from May through the summer by calling or  
e-mailing Kayla at 212-897-8904 or kpaulino@freshair.org. 

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Borough High School Fairs
    • Saturday, October 5th    10:00 Am – 3:00 PM
      • Queens Fair –  Francis Lewis High School
      • Brooklyn –  Edward R Murrow High School
      • Manhattan –  Bayard Rustin Educational Campus
      • Bronx –  Grace Dodge Educational Campus
    • Sunday, October 6th   10:00 Am – 3:00 PM
      • Queens Fair –  Francis Lewis High School
      • Brooklyn –  Edward R Murrow High School
      • Manhattan –  Bayard Rustin Educational Campus
      • Bronx –  Grace Dodge Educational Campus
  • SHSAT/LaGuardia
    • Registration deadline: October 10th *Register with MySchools account.
    • Test Date: Saturday, October 26th & Sunday, October 27th
      (you will be assigned a specific day and location)
    • LaGuardia auditions: November 3rd – November 18th
      (dates are scheduled according to borough in which child’s school is located)
    • Test Prep Materials: We have an account with Argo Prep, who has provided us with free online SHSAT practice materials.
    • To have access to the FREE test prep materials, please create an account at com
    • Once you create an account, please send me the email address used for the account so that I may have your account upgraded.
  • TACHS Exam
    • Registration Deadline via Internet and Telephone: October 15th
      • Test Date: November 8th for Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island.
        November 9th  for Brooklyn and Queens Residents
        *For more information, visit www.tachsinfo.com
  • SSAT (For Boarding Schools) and ISEE (For Private/Independent schools)
    • Test Date: October 19, November 16, December 14, January 4, February 8, March 7
      *For more information visit ssat.org. Registration closes 3 weeks before test date.