Specialized High Schools

Calendar Talk

Pumpkin Season

See what's ahead for NYC's public schools in October 2018. Highlights include Columbus Day, the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, and admissions fairs for the City's elementary, middle, and high schools.
September 28, 2018
Calendar TalkHigh School AdmissionsPublic Schools 101

Register for LaGuardia H.S. Auditions and the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test by October 13!

Are you an eighth or first-time ninth grader who is interested in applying to one of the City's nine Specialized High Schools? Know an eighth or first-time ninth grader who would love a chance to attend schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Tech, Staten Island Tech, or LaGuardia? Then COME ON DOWN! Between now and Thursday, October 13, students who are interested in applying for the City's Specialized High Schools must speak with their guidance counselors in order to be registered for LaGuardia High School's audition process and/or the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). Need to learn more…
October 3, 2016
Calendar TalkPublic Schools 101

The Month Ahead (October 2016)

Now that the summer is behind us, autumn's chill is hard at work trying to make us dig out our jackets, sweaters, boots, and scarves from their seasonal tombs in our closets, wardrobes, and drawers. But while the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are changing color, at least you can count on us to take a peek at our official Schools Calendar to see what is in store for City schools in the month ahead: October 2016 Monday, October 3 Tuesday, October 4 Rosh Hashanah: schools closed. Monday, October 10 Columbus Day: schools closed Wednesday, October 12 Yom Kippur: schools closed…
October 1, 2016
High School AdmissionsPublic Schools 101

Applying to NYC High Schools? Use School Finder

Just in time for this year's high school enrollment season, searching for high schools just got a whole lot easier. Introducing NYC School Finder: the DOE's new online search tool for New York City's high schools. With over 400 schools and 700 programs to choose from, it can be a bit of a challenge to find a high school with a program that meets your needs and interests. Now while we have these wonderfully dense (read: GIGANTIC) 2016-17 directories available for the City's middle schoolers and their families both in print and online in 10 languages, NYC School Finder takes all the information…
September 12, 2016