In March, all New York City students will get a high school offer letter. This letter will include your high school offer and/or, if applicable, results from the specialized high schools admissions process, which may include a specialized high school offer or offers. Whenever possible, students will get an offer to the highest possible choice from their high school application.
NEW - Waitlists This year, your offer letter will also include a list of programs where you’ve been waitlisted. You’ll be automatically added to the waitlist of any program that you listed higher on your application than the program where you received an offer. For example, if you get an offer to your third-choice program, you will also be waitlisted at your first-choice and second-choice programs.Schools will be in touch directly if a seat opens up and they can make you an offer.Waitlist offers will be made based on seat availability, admissions priorities, and admissions methods.You’ll be able to check your place on the waitlist for any school, in real time.You’ll also be able to add yourself to waitlists. However, please note that your best chance of getting an offer to any program is to include it as a choice on your original application.Note: There will be no Round 2 application. The specialized high schools will not have waitlists.
IRWIN ALTMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL 172 81-14 257TH Street Floral Park, New York, 11004 718-831-4000 Fax: (718) 831-4008
Mr. Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal Ms. Mary Tully Alarcon, Assistant Principal Mr. Myles Nash, Assistant Principal Ms. Martiza Soto, Assistant Principal
ATTENTION MS 172 8TH GRADE PARENTS
IRWIN ALTMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL 172 81-14 257 Street Floral Park, New York 11004 718 831-4000 FAX: (718) 831-4008______________________________________________ Mr. Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal Ms. Mary Tully Alaracon, Assistant Principal Mr., Myles Nash, Assistant Principal Ms. Maritza Soto, Assistant Principal 8th GRADE HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR #2
The following information will be updated as new information and dates become available. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the workshops and the open houses of the schools you are interested in. Please check with high schools to confirm dates.The more you know, the better you and your child can make informed decisions.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL EXAM – Thursday, October 10th, 2019
HIGH SCHOOL FAIRS – Saturday October 5th, 2019 and Sunday October 6th, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at FRANCIS LEWIS HIGH SCHOOL 58-20 Utopia Parkway Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION PROCESS AT MS 172 – Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 6:30 pm Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 9:00am
CTE HIGH SCHOOL FAIR – Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00am – 2:30pm. George Washington HS, 105 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCIENCES AT YORK COLLEGE – OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday, October 23, 2019 5:00pm – 7:00pm 94-50 159th Street, Jamaica, NY 11451 (718) 657 – 3181 www.qhss.org
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – OPEN HOUSE – Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:00pm – 7:00pm 75 West 205th Street, Bronx, NY 10468 (718) 817 – 7712 (Register at www.bxscience.edu)
STUYVESANT HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Wednesday, October 16 , 2019 5:00pm – 8:00pm 345 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10282 (212) 312 – 4800 https://stuy.enschool.org/
BROOKLYN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL - OPEN HOUSE – October 3, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm 29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718) 804 – 6400 (Separate tours available at www.bths.edu)
FRANK SINATRA HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Thursday, October 10th at 6:00pm Tuesday, October 15th at 6:00pm Saturday, October 19th at 10 am 35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106 (718) 361 – 9920 www.franksinatraschoolofthearts.org
BACCALAUREATE SCHOOL FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION – OPEN HOUSE – Thursday, October 10th, 2019 6:00pm – 7:30pm 34-12 36th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106 (718) 361 – 5275 www.bsge.org
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:00pm 28 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036 (212) 247 – 8652 http://ppasnyc.org
BAYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 7:00pm Saturday, October 26th, 2019 1:30pm – 4:00pm 32-24 Corporal Kennedy Street, Bayside, NY, 11361 (718) 229-7600 http://www.baysidehighschool.org/
TALENT UNLIMITED HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Saturday, October 19th, 2018 at 10:00am 300 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10065 (212) 737 – 1530 (Register at www.tuhs.nyc)
FIORELLO LAGUARDIA HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Monday, October 21, 2019 6pm
WORLD JOURNALISM PREPARATORY – OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday, October 22rd, 2019 at 6:30pm 34-65 192nd Street, Flushing, NY 11358 (718) 461 – 2219 www.wjps.org
JOHN BOWNE HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at 9:00am 63-25 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11367 (718) 263-1919 www.johnbowne.org
TOWNSEND HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Monday, November 4th, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00 pm 149-11 Melbourne Avenue, Flushing, NY 11367 (718) 575 – 5580 www.thhs.qc.edu
ACADEMY OF AMERICAN STUDIES – OPEN HOUSE – Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30pm Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:30pm 2804 41st Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 (718) 361 – 8786 http://www.academyofamericanstudies.com/
BENJAMIN CARDOZO HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Saturday, October 19, 2019 6-7:30 pm 57-00 223rd Street, Bayside, NY 11364 (718) 279 – 6500 www.cardozohigh.com
BUSINESS TECH EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (B-TECH)- OPEN HOUSE- Saturday, October 12, 2019 9-12pm 230 Hillside Ave, Queens, NY 11427
THOMAS EDISON CAREER & TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL- OPEN HOUSE- Thursday, October 17,2019 6:30-8:30 pm 165-65 84th Ave, Queens, NY 11432
TACHS- Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools Test dates: Diocese of Brooklyn/Queens Saturday, November 9, 2019 Last day to register for test –Brooklyn/Queens- Monday,October 21, 2019 by telephone and/or online. www.tachsinfo.com----1-866-618-2247 All materials are available either online, at your local Parish, or your local Catholic elementary or high school. You may also call 1-866-618-2247 to request a handbook and registration forms
ST. FRANCIS PREP - OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, October 19th, 2019 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows, NY (718) 423 - 8810 www.sfponline.org
ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL- OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, October 20h, 2019 from 11:00am – 4:00pm 83-53 Manton Street, Briarwood, NY 11435 www.molloyhs.org (718) 441-2100
MARY LOUIS ACADEMY- OPEN HOUSE- Sunday, October 20th, 2019 from 10:00am-3:30pm 176-21 Wexford Terrace, Jamaica Estates, NY 11432(718) 297-2120 Applications for the Scholarship Examination are available online at www.tmla.org
XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL- OPEN HOUSES- Sunday, October 19th, 2019 from 11:30-4:00 pm 30 West 16th Street, New York, NY (212) 924-7900 www.xavierhs.org
HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL – OPEN HOUSE – Sunday, October 20st, 2019 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. 26-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing, NY, 11358 (718) 886 – 7250 www.holycrosshs.org
The following information will be updated as new information and dates become available. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the workshops and the open houses of the schools you are interested in. The more you know, the better you and your child can make informed decisions.
Specialized high schools. The specialized high schools use a separate admissions process: students test or audition to apply. Registration to test or audition for these schools is currently closed but will open in Fall 2019. Students interested in applying to the eight testing high schools will take the SHSAT on one of the following dates: October 26, October 27, November 2, or November 17.
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