High School Admissions Info 2020-2021

Where to find admissions information

Families and staff can find the most up-to-date Information about admissions and high schools online:

  • The searchable online high school directory in MySchools is updated with school information for 2021 admissions. Families and school staff can use this searchable directory in English and the nine DOE languages without logging into their MySchools account.

  • The 2021 NYC High School and Specialized High Schools Admissions Guide is available online, both digitally and as a PDF, at schools.nyc.gov/High. Everyone (including families, school staff, and DOE staff) can access these resources in English and the nine DOE languages.

  • Information about admissions for the Specialized High Schools is at schools.nyc.gov/SHS.

  • The new High School Admissions Video Series is now available, and more videos will be added soon: schools.nyc.gov/HSVideos

  • If you need a paper copy, schools will be able to provide one. The estimated delivery will occur in October or November. Contact LaShawn Ford, School Counselor, at lford2@schools.nyc.gov.

Information that is subject to change​

Due to COVID-19, the following details are likely to change for the 2020-2021 school year: 

  • Details regarding timeline, registration, and administration of the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) and LaGuardia High School auditions.

  • Timeline for the high school application, including the application deadline.

  • Details and timeline for high school fairs and other events.

  • Timeline for high school offers.

NYC DOE High School Enrollment Team


  • HSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov for questions about high school and Specialized High Schools admissions.

  • 718-935-2009 for families and school staff who have questions about admissions and enrollment.


    Reach out to Maria Egan - parentcoordinator@ms442.org