High School Admissions & Open Houses

 2017-2018

High School Admissions Information, Directory & Resources 

Specialized High School Student Handbook 







Specialized High School Info Sessions at Brooklyn Public Libraries

 The information session is hosted by the NYC Department of Education. The information sessions will give parents/guardians an opportunity to learn about the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), the admissions process, find out about LaGuardia High School auditions, and speak to a NYC Department of Education representative. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served. 
For more detailed information, mdaniel6@schools.nyc.gov or at 212-637-8040.

East Flatbush Library, 9612 Church Avenue, 718-992-0927, Tuesday, 10/3 6:00 PM

Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East 5th Street, 718-686-9707, Saturday, 10/7 2:00 PM 

Flatbush Library, 22 Linden Blvd, 718-856-0899, Saturday 10/14, 1:00 PM



  • Citywide High School Fair Saturday, September 16, 2017 and Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10 AM - 3 PM, Brooklyn Technical HS View Flyer
  • Borough High School Fair Saturday, October 14, 2017 and Sunday, October 15, 2017, 11 AM - 3 PM, Edward R. Murrow High School View Flyer
  • Career & Technical Education High School Fair, Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9 AM - 2 PM,  George Westinghouse HS View Flyer
  • Round 2 High School Fair TBA

High School Admissions Timeline

September:

 Specialized HS Test tickets registration begins September 7 and ends October 12.

 Saturday, September 16  and Sunday September 17 Citywide High School Fair. 

October:

Saturday, October 14 and Sunday October 15  Borough High School Fair. 

Mid October: Receive and review high school application.

Wednesday, October 18: Test/Audition Tickets will be available for distribution for Specialized HS's.

Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22: Specialized High School Admissions Test.  

Saturday, October, 28: Career and Technical Education(CTE) Fair.

Sunday, October 29  and Saturday, November 4: Specialized High School Admissions Test for 9th Graders, ELL or      Students with Disabilities, who have IEPs or approved 504 Plans, or make-up requests.

November:  

Saturday, November 4, Specialized High School Admissions Test for 9th Graders, ELL or Students with Disabilities, who have IEPs or approved 504 Plans, or make-up requests.

Prepare your application.

Attend auditions, interviews, and information sessions.

Complete school-based assessments and/or submit portfolios.    

Check your commute for schools on your list. 

Before you submit your completed application to your guidance counselor by December 1, 2017,  Make  sure each code     listed on the application is accurate.

Sign the application. 

Keep a copy of the application and the printed receipt from your guidance counselor.

December:

December 1: High School Application is submitted to middle school guidance counselors. 

March:

Receive round 1 results & participate in round 2, beginning March . Round 2 HS Fair- Saturday, March & Sunday March  TBA. Families must return Round 1 responses and Round 2 applications to school counselors by March TBA

May: 

Receive round 2 results.   


District 22 High School Open Houses 2017-2018

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James Madison High School 3787 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229  (718) 758-7200 www.MadisonHS.org October 25th 6-8 PM 
Origins High School 3000 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NY 11235 (718) 891-0037 www.originshighschool.org  Sept. 20, 9:30am – 10:30am: Prospective Students School Tour • Sept. 28, 5:00pm – 7:00pm: Prospective Students Information Session • Oct. 18, 9:30am – 10:30am: Prospective Students School Tour • Oct. 18, 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Prospective Students Information Session • Nov. 15, 9:30am – 10:30am: Prospective Students School Tour • Nov. 15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Prospective Students Information Session 
Midwood High School 2839 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229 (718) 724-8500  www.midwoodhighschool.org Open House Wednesday, November 8 and Wednesday, November 15, both at 6 PM. Tours are 3 times per week from 9 AM- 10:15 AM. Please Contact Cardito2@schools.nyc.gov for more information.  
Leon Goldstein High School 1830 Shore Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11235 (718) 368-8500 www.lmghs.org Saturday November 4 and Sunday November 5, both having a 9 - 10:30 a.m. session and a 10:30 - 12:00 p.m. session 
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