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  1. High School Admissions: Grade 8 Families 2013-14 School Year

  2. Introduction • High School Admissions Timeline • High School Application • Specialized High Schools • Choosing a High School • Admissions Methods • Admissions Priorities • Other Factors to Consider • Data • Resources Agenda

  3. Application Schools Schools Citywide 413* Programs Citywide 705* *Data based on the 2013-2014 High School Directory

  4. Important Dates September 10– October 14 Register to take the SHSAT and/or LaGuardia Audition *Complete Survey by 9/22/14 Sat & Sun, September 20 & 21 Citywide High School Fair *Brooklyn Technical High School October (mid) Students receive HS Applications from Ms. McCullough Sat & Sun, October 18 & 19 Borough High School Fairs (See Flyer for Locations) October 22-24 SHSAT Test Ticket and LaGuardia Audition Tickets available Sat & Sun, October 25 & 26 Sat & Sun, November *1 & 16 SHSAT Administration *see Specialized High Schools Student Handbook for details December 2 High School Applications due back to Ms. McCullough March (early) Round One Results distributed Round Two and New Schools Fair March (late) Round Two Applications due back to Ms. McCullough May (early) Round Two Results distributed June (early) Appeals Results made available through Ms. McCullough *TACHS Exam- November 7, 2014 (Register online by October 20, 2014)

  5. How do I apply?

  6. The High School Application Receipt

  7. Nine Specialized High Schools Audition Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts Dance Drama Instrumental Music Technical Theatre Fine Arts Vocal Music Take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test The Bronx High School of Science High School of American Studies at Lehman College Brooklyn Technical High School The Brooklyn Latin School Stuyvesant High School High School for Math, Science and Engineering at the City College Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Staten Island Technical High School

  8. Sample SHSAT Test Ticket

  9. Sample Audition Ticket

  10. SHSAT Scoring and Offers • On the scheduled test date, students list the Specialized Testing High Schools in priority order on the test answer sheet. These choices are final. • After all tests are scored, students’ test scores are placed in order from the highest score to the lowest score. • Offers are made, in turn, based on • student’s score • student’s priority of choices • seat availability

  11. Offers are determined by:

  12. Also Consider… • Location • School Type • Extracurricular Activities • Size

  13. Non-Specialized NYC • 45% of students received an offer to their first choice • 84% received an offer to one of their top five choices • 90% received an offer to one of their choices • 10% did not receive an offer

  14. P.S./I.S. 187

  15. Specialized Schools • Bronx High School of Science- 5 • Brooklyn Technical High School- 1 • Stuyvesant High School-1 • LaGuardia (*Studios- Vocal, Arts, and Instrumental Music)-*6  *(3 of these students received one of the above schools as well)

  16. Online Directory Search Tool www.nyc.gov/schools/SchoolSearch

  17. For more information… Office of Student Enrollment 718-935-2399 or email HS_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov Sign up for email updates online at: www.nyc.gov/schools/subscribe Useful Websites Office of Student Enrollment website: www.nyc.gov/schools/choicesenrollment/high Travel Time and Travel Directions: www.mta.info and www.hopstop.com Accountability Information: www.nyc.gov/schools/accountability Office of Charter Schools: charterschools@schools.nyc.gov

  18. Julie McCullough JMcCullough3@schools.nyc.gov 212-927-8218 extension 3551 *Check school website for updates: http://www.187hudsoncliffs.org/ *If requesting an appointment via email, please include dates and times available.  Contact Information

  19. THANK YOU