Category: Public Schools 101

Keep College in Mind

Mark your calendars: City schools will celebrate College Awareness Day on January 11, 2018.

Gearing Up for the Holidays

The Month Ahead (December 2017) – Highlights include Middle/High School Application Deadline and Winter Recess

NYC’s College Attendance Rate Hits All-Time High

Thanks to the DOE’s Equity and Excellence for All initiative, more City students than ever are prepared for college and are enrolled in postsecondary programs.

Quality Assured

Learn more about the quality of City schools near you through this year’s School Quality Reports!

Taking the Middle Road

Need to apply for City middle schools for September 2018? Don’t wait up; get your applications today and apply by December 1!

Ready for Kindergarten?

Have a child born in 2013? Need to place your child in elementary school in fall 2018? Then get ready; elementary school admissions begin on Tuesday, November 28!

It’s Time to Talk

This year’s first round of parent teacher conferences are scheduled throughout November; check out these tips and suggested questions to make the most out of your conferences!

Apply Yourself

Applying to NYC high schools for the 2018–19 school year? Fill out your official application, and submit it by December 1!

Show Your True Colors

Join p.s. alumni, the first-ever network for former New York City public school students, and help us prepare City students for life after high school!

Hablamos español… y muchos idiomas más

Gracias a las recientes inversiones en servicios de acceso lingüístico, el Departamento de Educación (DOE) permite que un número récord de familias pueda acceder a información importante sobre las escuelas de sus hijos.