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Staying Safe, Staying Open

With schools back in session following Winter Recess, we've updated our health and safety measures to ensure the continued safety of our students and staff members. Learn more about the changes we've made that will help keep City schools open this year.
Man (right) reaching out and caressing girl's face in the middle of a park covered in snow
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The Month Ahead (January 2022)

See what's happening in New York City's public schools during the first month of 2022! Highlights include virtual fairs for fall 2022 elementary and CTE high school admissions, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, and a citywide training day for school-based staff members in 6–12 and 9–12 schools.
Snow globe with snowman inside lying next to a string of fairy lights
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Reminder: NYC Public Schools Closed for Winter Recess (December 24–31)

All NYC public schools and offices will be closed beginning Friday, December 24, 2021, until Friday, December 31, 2021. Schools will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022.
Chancellor Meisha Porter speaking with 3-K Student
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Thank You, and Happy Holidays

As Winter Recess 2021 kicks off, Meisha Porter provides her last official message to City students and families before departing as leader of NYC's public schools.
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The Month Ahead (January 2022)

See what's happening in New York City's public schools during the first month of 2022! Highlights include virtual fairs for fall 2022 elementary and CTE high school admissions, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, and a citywide training day for school-based staff members in 6–12 and 9–12 schools.
January 4, 2022
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NYC High School Admissions Opens in January 2022

During the week of January 24, 2022, New York City families and with students who are currently in eighth grade (or in ninth grade for the first time) can begin applying for admission to City high schools (grades 9–12) for the 2022–23 school year. Learn more about this year's high school admissions process, including the high school application, and start researching your school options today!
December 23, 2021
Middle School Admissions

Apply for NYC Middle School Admissions in January 2022

During the week of January 10, 2022, New York City families with students who are currently in fifth grade can begin applying for admission to City middle schools (Grades 6–8) for the 2022–23 school year. Learn more about this year's middle school admissions process, including the middle school application, and start researching your school options today!
December 20, 2021
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