Dates & Deadlines
June/August 2023: TACHS Prep - Get ready to ace your high school entrance exams with our comprehensive TACHS/HSPT course sponsored by the experts at P.M. Gillen: Elite Test Prep & Admissions. Review material for the different sections of the exam, practice valuable test-taking techniques, and make new friends! This program is open to both girls and boys.
Monday, August 21, 2023: TACHS registration available (9 AM EST). Please check the TACHS Exam online registration on their website at www.tachsinfo.com. If you have questions, call 1-866-61TACHS (1-866-618-2247).
Thursday, October 26, 2023: TACHS deadline for internet and phone registration (11:59 PM EST). Parents should not miss this deadline!
Friday, November 3, 2023: TACHS Exam administered in the Archdiocese of New York, test times are randomly assigned, and two sessions will be held at 8:30 AM and 10 AM.
Saturday, November 4, 2023: TACHS Exam administered in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, test times are randomly assigned, and two sessions will be held at 8:30 AM and 10 AM.
Saturday, November 4, 2023: Deadline to enter three high school choices. Please note that ALL interested students must indicate D.A. as one of their three choices on the TACHS exam. Our school code is 204.
Friday, December 15, 2023: Deadline to submit application documents and Financial Aid: Deadline for all application materials for prospective 9th grade students, All supplemental application materials (Applicant Records, Letters of Recommendation, Letters of Explanation) must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested families must submit a financial aid application electronically through School & Student Services (SSS) no later than December 15, 2023. Please note that Financial Aid packages cannot exceed more than half the cost of tuition.
January 17, 2024: Admissions decisions and scholarship invitations released.
January 19, 2024: Scholarship Exam by invitation only. The exam will be held at DA from 11am-1pm.
February 2, 2024: Statements of Intent and Tuition Deposits due to secure a space in the Class of 2028.
March 1, 2024: Registration Day for the Class of 2028. Please refer to your acceptance packet for details on how to complete this important milestone.
May 6, 2024: Math Placement Test/ Orientation for Incoming Class - Students currently taking Algebra I who wish to be considered for Geometry in the 9th grade at D.A. must sit our Placement Exam. We will have our First Year Orientation following the exam in our Auditorium.