Registration for only the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) and LaGuardia High School auditions is now open!
High School Applications for regular programs will open the week of January 19, 2021. Deadline for this application is February 23, 2021.
After the application opens, families can:
High School Admissions Timeline:
January 15, 2021: Deadline to register for the SHSAT
Week of January 19, 2021: High School Application opens
February 23, 2021: High School Application deadline for families, deadline to register for LaGuardia auditions.
March 1, 2021: High School Application data entry deadline for School Staff
March 1, 2021: Deadline to submit audition files
Late Spring/Summer: High School offers are released, waitlists open
Late Summer/Early Fall: Waitlists close
Resources for Families:
Admissions information and videos: schools.nyc.gov/High
Specialized High School: schools.nyc.gov/SHS
MySchools directory, registration and application: MySchools.nyc
2021 NYC High School Admissions Guide: schools.nyc.gov/HSGuide
Sign up for email updates: schools.nyc.gov/SignUp
Call the office of Student Enrollment: 718-935-2009
If you need a Pin# or Creation Code, please reach out to Ms. Loretta Bravata at email@example.com.
The eight testing Specialized High Schools: Any 8th grade or first-time 9th grade student (who lives in NYC) can participate in admissions for any/all of these schools by registering for and then taking the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT).
The one audition Specialized High School, LaGuardia High School: Any 8th grade or first-time 9th grade student (who lives in NYC) can apply to any/all of the programs at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts by registering to audition and then submitting audition materials online. Please note that the SHSAT is not used for admission to LaGuardia High School.