High School Application

NYC has over 400 public high schools and 700+ available programs. Every 8th grade NYC student must apply to high school, and first-time 9th graders can apply as well. 

Who Can Apply to High School?

Welcome to high school admissions! To apply to high school, you must be both of the following:

High schools welcome all of the following students to apply: current public district and charter school students, private or parochial school students, students with disabilities, students with accessibility needs, students learning English, students in temporary housing, LGBTQ and gender nonconforming students, and students with children.

NYC School Finder

The School Finder is the best way to explore high schools and programs. You can find schools based on your interests, where you live, and more—all on your mobile device or computer!