High School Admissions
Follow the steps below to learn more and get started:
STEP 1: SIGN UP
The high school application for students applying this year to enter high school in fall 2021 is not yet open. Sign up for our high school admissions email list and we'll notify you when the high school application and Specialized High Schools registration opens. You will also get updates, key date reminders, and tips throughout the admissions process.
STEP 2: READ UP
Read the 2021 NYC High School Admissions Guide. Scroll to the right side of this page, to the documents section, to view or download. This book is really two guides in one:
- The High School and Specialized High School Admissions Guide covers how to apply to any DOE public high schools in New York City, including the nine Specialized High Schools; it also provides maps and school listings by borough.
- The Guide to the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) offers test tips and practice exams.
STEP 3: SEARCH UP
- Start exploring your high school options online with MySchools. The searchable MySchools high school directory contains the most up-to-date, detailed information on all NYC public high schools and programs. Save or print the pages of your favorite programs to browse offline.
STEP 4: WATCH. . . . UP :)
- Watch the new video series from the DOE! It'll walk you through the steps of applying to high school in New York City.
For more information regarding High School Admissions, including how to find schools, how to apply, offer letters, and other general information, CLICK HERE to visit the DOE High School Admissions website.