High School Corner
New Information for 8th Grade Seniors Regarding High Schools
High School results are available on your MySchool account. Please see the video and link below to learn more about waitlists.Important deadlines:
- June 24th -This is the deadline for families with a HS application offer AND a specialized offer to choose one.
- September 16th - This is the last day for a high school to make a waitlist offer.
8TH GRADERS: You MUST create your MySchools Account. Please check your home mail for the Welcome letters that have the account creation codes. You will need the account creation codes to create your account. Please email your guidance counselor if you do not have your welcome letter.
The Specialized High School Exam registration is open. You have until November 15th to register.
If you have any questions or need your MySchools Welcome letter, please email your guidance counselor.
HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION
Please check your mail at home. High School Welcome Letters were sent home. This letter explains how to set up your MySchools account. This account is very important! MySchools is where you will apply to High School and register for the SHSAT (if you choice to take it). If you have any questions please ask either Ms. Grevstad or Ms. Lavalle, Room 134.
High School Important Information
High School Admissions Flyer
2021 High School Admissions Guide
The 2021 High School Admissions Guide is now available as PDFs here: schools.nyc.gov/High. Families and school counselors can access these PDFs in English and the nine DOE languages.
Learn more at schools.nyc.gov/High. Sign up for email alerts at schools.nyc.gov/Connect. Call 718-935-2009 anytime with questions. Register online and learn more about each event at schools.nyc.gov/High.
Virtual Open House Links
Virtual Open House Links – If you are interested in a high school that is not listed, we encourage you to Google the school name and go to their website for more information.
Non-Public, Private schools (these schools are NOT DOE schools, they charge tuition and have a separate admissions process
High School Admissions Video Series
The first three videos of this series are posted online at schools.nyc.gov/HSVideos. Families and school counselors will be able to access these videos, which will include translations in the nine DOE languages. More videos will be released on a rolling basis throughout the summer. This video series will cover how to participate in high school and specialized high schools admissions, what students can do this summer, what to expect this fall, how to build a balanced application, how to use MySchools throughout the process, and more. The first three videos explain the basics of the high school admissions process and what families can do over the summer.