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Happening Now for Fall 2023 Admissions

High school waitlists will close on September 15. The last day for high schools to make a waitlist offer is Friday, September 15, 2023. The last day for a family to respond to a waitlist offer made that day will be Friday, September 22, 2023.

Happening Now for 2024 Admissions
  • Prepare to take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) this fall by viewing or downloading the NYC Guide to the SHSAT for 2024 Admissions at the bottom of this page. Translations of the Guide will be available in 10 languages soon. Print copies of one practice test are available in 10 languages at middle schools and other sites now.
  • In September, we will reach out with more information about how students can apply to high school. 

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 here.

High School Admissions

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023: High School Application & Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) Registration Opens 
  • Friday, October 27, 2023: SHSAT Registration Closes 
  • Friday, December 1, 2023: High School Application Closes 
  • Thursday, March 7, 2024: High School Offer Release