School Community Updates

High School Application now Open! Make an appointment with your child's 8th grade Counselor TODAY!


  • Submit a high school application. This is how you apply to most of NYC's 700+ program options. The high school application for students entering ninth grade in fall 2023 is currently OPEN. List 12 program choices in your order of preference. Some programs may have additional requirements, such as an audition or assessment, and some programs consider students' academic records in admissions. The deadline to apply is December 1.
  • Submit a LaGuardia High School application. Apply to any/all of the six arts programs at NYC's audition Specialized High School by submitting a separate application and auditioning. This application is OPEN, and the deadline to apply is December 1. Learn more at
  • Register for the SHSAT.  Registration for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) is also OPEN. Interested in one or more of the testing Specialized High Schools? If so, register for the SHSAT; taking this test is how you apply to these eight schools. Register by November 4.  Students will take the test in November or December, depending on their grade level and where they currently attend school––learn more at

Please click the link to view the video on the High School Process:

If you have questions or concerns please call Mr. Mota the 8th-grade counselor for details.