Change in DOE High School and Middle School Admissions

On Friday, December 17th, 2020, the DOE announced changes to admissions to NYC Middle and High School Admissions.

Click HERE to read the letter on Middle School Admissions changes

Click HERE for the letter on High School Admissions changes

HERE is a Chalkbeat article about these changes.

HERE is a statement from PLACE NYC on the Admissions changes and HERE is a link to their Facebook page.

If you would like to express your opinion about these changes, please use the contact information provided HERE.  

Admissions to Stuyvesant

Admissions to Stuyvesant currently remains unchanged.  Students are required to take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT).  

  • Registration for the SHSAT opens on December 21, 2020.  
  • Deadline to register to take the SHSAT is January 15, 2021
  • Testing begins on January 27, 2021.

8th grade public school students will take the SHSAT at their current school. Other students will take the SHSAT at DOE locations to be announced.  For the most current information, please visit the NYC Department of Education website HERE.


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