High School Info

Starting High School in 2021?

Here’s what you can start doing this summer, all without leaving your home: 

  1. Subscribe to our email lists to get the latest updates on high school admissions 
  2. Learn about high school admissions in our 2021 High School Admissions Guide. Now available online! You can now view and download our PDF and web accessible versions. This book is two guides in one: 
    • The High School and Specialized High School Admissions Guide includes everything you need to know about applying to high school in New York City including how to participate in Specialized High Schools admissions. 
    • The Guide to the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), offers policy, test tips and practice exams. 
  3. Start exploring your high school options online with MySchools(Open external link). The MySchools 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. 
  4. Watch our new video series – we'll walk you through the steps of applying to high school in New York City.