eighth Grade and High school Info
Important HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION DATES/INFO
Given the current circumstances with COVID-19 resulting in the closing of schools, the High School Admissions Team has set up resources to support families of 8th grade students and school staff. Below is the list of available resources - we encourage you to direct your inquiries about high school admissions and/or waitlists to these emails and ask that you be patient while awaiting a response.
: This email is for school staff and families who have questions about high school admissions. Please allow for 48 hours response time.
: This email is for school staff and families who have questions about waitlists or want to request to be added to waitlists. Please allow for 24 – 48 hours response time.
Families can also be directed here for answers to common waitlist questions: schools.nyc.gov/waitlists
The High School Open House Calendar, which will soon include virtual open house opportunities at high schools for admitted students and for students exploring other options through waitlists: schools.nyc.gov/high
Important High School Websites:
Myschools.nyc : At the very bottom of the page, browse the directory.
Click Start Browsing, then click High School
You can filter by subway, size, sports, eligibility, borough, accessibility, admission method, etc.
When clicking on a school/program, details will be provided such as selection criteria, audition info if applicable.
Use of high school guided search (click here)
Maps.google.com : Search up HOW TO GET TO A SCHOOL for details on commute
click on the small arrow icon for directions & mode of transportation (i.e. subway). Enter your home address and then the school address (or school name) to see length of time of commute and find what routes to take to get to there.
Location: Long Island City High School
Due: Monday, January 6, 2019
No other activities can be paid for before paying for senior dues.
Cap & gown
Please be aware students who have failed a core subject (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies) for the year will not be able to attend graduation due to required attendance in summer school. There will be a separate graduation in the summer for those students once they have completed summer school.
**Please note: No other senior activities can be paid for before paying for senior dues.
SENIOR TRIP (optional)
Location: Club Getaway
Date & Time: June 3, 2020
Cost: $100 (can be paid in installments)
Due: Monday, May 11, 2020
** All who attend must meet behavioral and academic requirements
** Prices includes: Transportation via coach bus, climbing tower, waterfall zip line, more fun activities, lunch buffet & dance party with snacks.
SENIOR PROM (optional)
Location: Astoria Sports Academy Catering Hall
Date & Time: June 8, 2020 from 5:30-9:30pm (tentative date)
Cost: $60 (can be paid in installments)
Due: Monday, May 11, 2020
Price includes: Favors, DJ, Food & Drinks, Entertainment
SENIOR AWARDS (only invited students and families)
Date & Time: TBA
Specialized High School Preparation
Your 2020 Specialized Handbook has practice exams in the back
SHSAT Test Prep Book