High School Application Process
for current 8th grade students
Attention 8th Graders!
In New York City, students apply to high school during their eighth grade year. Please see the information below to learn more about this process.
The NYCDOE has created a video series to explain everything you need to know about applying to high school. Click here to watch the videos!
Happening Now for 2024 Admissions
The High School Application and Specialized High School Admission Test Registration are now open!
Fall 2024 Admissions Timeline:
Below are the application open, close, and offer release dates. These dates are for students who are applying during the 2023-2024 school year for admission in the 2024-2025 school year.
*Please note: These dates are subject to change. Any changes will be announced and communicated directly to families. Sign up for updates from the NYCDOE here
Tuesday, October 3, 2023: High School Application & Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) Registration Opened
Friday, October 27, 2023: SHSAT Registration Closes
Friday, December 1, 2023: High School Application Closes
Thursday, March 7, 2024: High School Offer Release
There is so much more to know about high school admissions!
to learn about all the factors that go into the high school admission process!
You should visit high schools to learn more about their programs by attending their Open House