High School Fairs September 2018

High School Fairs schools.nyc.gov/High

Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018  / 10am-3pm  Call 718-935-2009 anytime with questions

DeWitt Clinton Educational Campus 100 West Mosholu Parkway South Bronx, NY 10468
John Dewey High School 50 Avenue X Brooklyn, NY 11223
Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Campus 122 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023
John Adams High School 101-01 Rockaway Boulevard Ozone Park, NY 11417

High School Fairs October 2018

High School Fairs  schools.nyc.gov/High  

Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 10am-3pm   Call 718-935-2009 anytime with questions

Herbert Lehman High School 3000 East Tremont Avenue Bronx, NY 10461
Brooklyn Technical High School 29 Fort Greene Place Brooklyn, NY 11217
Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Campus 122 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023
Francis Lewis High School 58-20 Utopia Parkway Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
Staten Island
Port Richmond High School 85 St Josephs Avenue Staten Island, NY 10302

New DOE Website High School Information

New DOE Website

High School Information: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/high-school

Find High Schools

When you apply to high school in New York City, you have a wide range of choices. We offer more than 700 programs at over 400 high schools. There are two paths to high school admissions.

NYC High School Directory. Find high schools and programs by borough. Make a list of program choices based on your interests. Learn how programs make offers and what makes a balanced application. Link: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/2019nychsdirectorycitywideenglish

Specialized high schools. All students are also welcome to test or audition to apply to the nine specialized high schools, which use a separate admissions process. Register to take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) and/or to audition for LaGuardia High School by October 17, 2018. Learn more on our Specialized High Schools admissions page: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/specialized-high-schools

Eight Testing High Schools—Take the SHSAT to Apply

You can apply to the other eight specialized high schools by taking the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). These eight testing schools are:

  • The Bronx High School of Science
  • The Brooklyn Latin School
  • Brooklyn Technical High School
  • High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College of New York
  • High School of American Studies at Lehman College
  • Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
  • Staten Island Technical High School
  • Stuyvesant High School

Career and Technical Education High Schools and Co-op Tech High Schools

Career and Technical Education High Schools

Career and Technical Education programs are made up of elective courses that teach you about different careers. New York City offers you over 130 schools and over 260 programs to choose from.

To find schools and programs in your area please visit link: http://cte.nyc/site/content/cte-schools-and-program-directory

The programs are organized into 16 different career clusters. Career clusters connect to more than 79+ specific career pathways or jobs. The 16 career clusters are:

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Finance
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Visiting the NYC Career and Technical Education link: http://www.cte.nyc/

You will find:

  • Videos where students, teachers and principals introduce you to career and technical education             
  • A Schools and Program Directory that you can search by borough, school district, or career pathway and includes direct links to the high-school websites
  • Information about work-based learning programs like our industry scholars internship program. You can also watch a video of students and employers talk about their experiences.
  • Career maps that teach you about the types of jobs that you can prepare for in CTE
  • The Career and Technical Education newsletter full of news about the amazing things that are happening in CTE schools and programs link: http://cte.nyc/site/content/cte-news-and-events

 Co-op Tech also offers half-day career and technical training for students who:

  • are enrolled in academic courses in another Department of Education program, or
  • have graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent

Co-op Tech link: http://www.co-optech.org/

CCHS Executive Board Members


President: Celia Green-Brooklyn Representative

1st Vice President: Cynthia Robinson-Bronx Representative

2nd Vice President: Sandra Hyatt-Manhattan Representative

Recording Secretary: Betsy Tam-Greene-Queens Representative

Treasurer: Selina R. Atteberry-Staten Island Representative

NYC School Finder (schoolfinder.nyc.gov)


 NYC School Finder (schoolfinder.nyc.gov)

Link: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/Resources/default.htm

For questions, email HSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

Explore 12 choices for your High School Application on your mobile or desktop device. Find high schools based on what your interests are, where you live, and more!

Download the worksheet to see how Finder can help you.

English Finder Worksheet

Spanish Finder Worksheet

 High School Directory

NYC High School Directory | CITYWIDE

NYC High School Directory | BRONX

NYC High School Directory | BROOKLYN

NYC High School Directory | MANHATTAN

NYC High School Directory | QUEENS

NYC High School Directory | STATEN ISLAND

Specialized High Schools

Specialized High Schools Student Handbook

Other Resources

A Guide for Families of Students with Disabilities

Visual and Performing Arts High Schools: Preparing Your Audition / Arts Portfolio

High School Admissions Apps

For translations of these resources, choose a language in the sidebar on the right


Programs for High School Students

 NYC Department of Youth and Community Development  

LINK: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/youth/youth.shtml

Youth Connect Information Service


DYCD's Youth Connect is a resource and referral service for youth, families and community-based organizations (CBO) utilizing web-based strategies and confidential toll-free hotline.  Youth Connect's mission is to increase access to and visibility of New York City's opportunities for young people by serving as a one-stop shop for all youth-related resources in NYC.

DYCD Youth Connect provides information and assistance to callers in over 180 languages.


GET CONNECTED    CALL IN NYC  1-800-246-4646   OUTSIDE NYC 1-646-343-6800



Youth Connect Information Service

·        Additional Resources

Youth, Teens & Families

After School

Jobs & Internships

Runaway Homeless Youth

Reading & Writing


Family Support

College Corner and Resources

NYC COLLEGELINE-Resources for College and Educational Programs / Workshops

LINK: http://nyccollegeline.org/

INSIDESCHOOLS-Resources for Information about New York City Schools Pre-K to 12 Grade: Public and Charter

LINK: http://insideschools.org/index.php

Partnership For Afterschool Programs  for New York City    

LINK: http://pasesetter.org/news/network?category=resources-for-youth


Parent Teacher Conference Information

Parent-Teacher Conferences


Visit the Tips for Parent Teacher Conferences page for conference dates, materials for parents and resources.

Print a one-page flyer of the citywide parent-teacher conference dates for all grade-levels 

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College Corner

College Resources DOE Site

LINK: http://schools.nyc.gov/StudentSupport/GuidanceandCounseling/Guidance/PostSecondary/College/default.htm

The NYC DOE Office of Counseling Support Programs  collaborates with the Office of Postsecondary Readiness to provide professional development and resources for career and college planning.

School counselors facilitate the college application process, and advise families at every step.

 Helpful information for students and parents:

  • College Guides
  • Testing: ACT and College Board
  • City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Programs
  • State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
  • Occupational Handbook
  • College Planning: Student Athletes
  • Assistance for Students in Temporary Housing / Unaccompanied Youth
  • Advise undocumented students for available resources and rights