Upper East Side TACHS Test Prep

TACHS Test Prep

Upper East Side Manhattan

What is TACHS test prep? What does it take to ace the NYC TACHS?  Here at FasTracKids, we’ve been answer those questions for over 12 years. 

TACHS stands for: Test for Admission to Catholic High School. It simply takes focus and preparation for your child to ace their test. 

Our classrooms provide an environment where your child can remain focused. Our teachers have proven track records and our students love to report back and tell is their high scores. Your child can achieve the same high scores when you enroll in our TACHS prep program. 

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TACHS Test Prep in Upper East Side Manhattan

For catholic high schools within the Archdiocese of New York, the “Test for Admission into Catholic High School,” or “TACHS,” is used in part to determine admission.  

The range of scores that schools look for varies, and some school place more weight on the TACHS than others.  Generally speaking, more competitive schools place more weight on your test score.  The TACHS can also help you gain admissions into honors programs and scholarship programs within the high school.  

About The TACHS Questions

The TACHS is made up of 200 multiple choice questions divided into four subjects: reading, written expression, mathematics, and reasoning ability.  Each section is 30-40 minutes in length.  While there are no official breaks, proctors generally take pause between subjects to allow students to prepare for the next subject.  The content of the test is explained is further detail below.


Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

Written Expression

Grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, organization, clarity, error identification


Number sense, operations, algebra, patterns, data analysis, probability, statistics, geometry, measurement

Reasoning Ability

Spatial and figural senses, problem solving skills, abstract reasoning, similarities and changes, patterns