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 26, 2019  at 8:30 a.m. for students applying for admission to freshman classes beginning in the Fall of 2020. There is a $60 non-refundable registration fee.

Registrations are due Wednesday, October 2, 2019. (Late registration is permitted until October 22nd for an additional fee of $15)

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

Walk-ins will be be permitted on the day of the exam for a fee of $75.

Online Registration is now Closed - walk-ins are still accepted at all testing locations.

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

Download a Registration Form

A Make-up examination for students unable to take the regularly scheduled examination without accommodations is scheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2019 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).


Select the menu option for information on accommodations, or you may click here.

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.

Practice Test

You can take a practice test here.

Please note the correct answers are on the last page.