The CHSEE will not be offered in 2020. The CHSEE team has partnered with the Diocese of Brooklyn and Archdiocese of New York City to offer the TACHS exam online to all students. For more information, please visit

The Catholic High School Entrance Exam (CHSEE) gives some objective data about eighth-grade students who are applying to Catholic High Schools on Long Island. The Catholic High schools on Long Island use the CHSEE examination results to make decisions about applicants. Many schools also use the information for grouping and tracking of ninth-grade students. Similarly, the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) is needed to apply to Catholic High Schools located in New York City.

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Sample Questions from the TACHS

The paper has been folded and punched with holes. Which will be the end result when the paper is unfolded?

Which figure is most like the first three?

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