Catholic High School Entrance Examination


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Students who plan to apply to one or more Catholic high schools on Long Island must take the Catholic High School Entrance Examination. The exam will be administered without accommodations on Saturday, October 31, 2015  at 8:30 a.m. for students applying for admission to freshman classes beginning in the Fall of 2016. There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee.

Students must register for the exam by Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Walk-ins will be permitted on the day of the exam. There is an additional $15 fee for late registrations & walk-ins.

The preferred method for registration is on-line registration. This method is more accurate and provides immediate confirmation and admissions tickets.
Click here to register on-line.  

Registration forms are available from parish elementary schools, religious education programs, Catholic high school admissions offices, or by contacting: CHSEE, Inc., P.O. Box 361, Mineola, NY 11501 --- (516) 739-5030

You may also download a registration form by clicking here.

A Make-up examination for students unable to take the regularly scheduled examination without accommodations is scheduled for Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. This examination will be administered at only two locations: In Nassau County at Chaminade High School (Mineola) and in Suffolk County at St. Anthony's High School (South Huntington).


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School Registration:

After being accepted to a particular high school, students and families will be informed of all necessary registration procedures. At that time, many schools require the payment of a registration fee.