High School Information

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

and "How to Apply to Middle or High School," will walk you through the process.

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

    • Your unique MySchools account creation code, included in your high school welcome letter; these letters were mailed to all current public DOE and charter school families in mid-December

    • Your student ID number (OSIS number).

High School Information.pdf


The Specialized High School Exam will be administered at McKinley on Wednesday, January 27th.

Families can register their child for the SHSAT and/or LaGuardia High School auditions online at myschools.nyc.

The deadline to register for the SHSAT is Friday, January 15, 2021.

The deadline to register for LaGuardia High School auditions is February 23, 2021. More information about auditions, including auditions for LaGuardia High School, is at schools.nyc.gov/HSAuditions.

In addition, please note that at this time, the application process is only open to those students who wish to place Specialized High School choices onto your application. You will be eligible to add additional high school choices onto your application beginning on January 18th. Please make sure you place your choices in order of preference.

NYCDOE invites you to a Virtual High School Admissions Event!

You can also watch the High School Admissions Video Series and find the most up-to-date admissions information at schools.nyc.gov/High and schools.nyc.gov/SHS.