High School Corner

Guidance Counselors

Ms. Lavalle 

(Grade 6 & Classes 821, 823, 825, 831, 833, 891)


718-831-4000 EXT. 1341

Ms. Grevstad

(Grade 7 & Classes 801, 802, 822, 824, 832)


718 831-4000 EXT. 1343

MySchools Account

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 opens today. You have until January 15th to register. You can register for the exam in your MySchools account.

If you have any questions or need your MySchools Welcome letter,  please email your guidance counselor.

SHSAT Results

High School Enrollment will be emailing parents the SHSAT results. Please have your parents check their email.

  • If you receive an offer no further action is necessary. 

  • Main Round High School results will not be announced until mid-May. 

If you have any questions please email your guidance counselor.

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.

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.