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High School Information 

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(Open external link).

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 

  • Wednesday November 8, 2023: SHSAT School Day Testing

  • Saturday November 18, 2023: SHSAT Weekend Testing (Day 1)

  • Sunday November 19, 2023: SHSAT Weekend Testing (Day 2)

  • Friday, December 1, 2023: High School Application Closes 

  • Sunday December 3, 2023: SHSAT Weekend Testing (Day 3)

  • Saturday December 9, 2023: SHSAT Weekend Testing (Day 4)

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024: High School Offer Release 

Sign up for our high school admissions email list: we'll send you updates, tips, and key date reminders. Learn more about any past or upcoming events at

High School Fairs 
October 11, 2023 

The link for registration is attached as well as an image for schools attending. 

10/11/23- Brooklyn High School Fair: CUNY, Urban Assembly, New Visions Tickets, Wed, Oct 11, 2023 at 5:00 PM | Eventbrite 

Come to a High School Admissions Virtual Event 
For families of students entering high school in Fall 2024

Visit to access your Myschools account, explore high school program options, build your application, and apply online.  

  • The MySchools tutorials, "How to Create Your Myschools Account" and "How to Apply to Middle or High School," will walk you through the process. 

  • To access you MySchools account and application you'll need both of the following : 

    • Your unique MySchools Account creation code​

    • Your student ID number (OSIS Number)

Two Pathways to apply to High Schools

Applying to LaGuardia High School 

Learn About Specialized High Schools

To Prepare for the SHSAT:

2022 SHSAT Practice Test Sections

For your convenience, these practice test sections are also available as stand-alone documents to view and download.

2024 NYC Public Schools Admissions Guide:  

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