MS8 Guidance Counselor
Welcome to High School Admissions!
High School Applications for the 2018-2019 school year were due on December 1. You’ll get your results letter in March 2018. This letter will include the High School Application and Specialized High Schools results.
How Can You Get Started?
Use the resources below to learn about your program options and understand the admissions process:
- Visit NYC School Finder.
- Read the NYC High School Directory.
- Learn about Specialized High Schools.
- Learn about charter schools.
- Sign up for High School Admissions email updates.
- Sign up for Specialized High Schools Admissions email updates.
Directories and Information
NYC High School Directory
- 2018 NYC Citywide High School Directory
- Fall 2017 High School Fairs Flyer
- High School Admissions Events Calendar — Attend school open houses or information sessions to learn more about schools that interest you.
Specialized High Schools
- Specialized High Schools Overview
- 2017-18 Specialized High Schools Student Handbook
- Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) — Please see this FAQ document for details on the updated test format and for sample items.
- 2017 Fall Specialized High Schools Testing/Audition Information and Open House Dates
Other NYC and DOE Resources
- NYC DOE Action Steps Checklist
- High School Admissions Workbook
- High School Admissions Presentation
- Specialized High Schools Admissions Presentation
- Visual and Performing Arts High Schools: Preparing Your Audition / Arts Portfolio
Dance Audition Guide 2017-2018
Drama Audition Guide 2017-2018
Film Audition Guide 2017-2018
Instrumental Music Audition Guide 2017-2018
Visual Arts Audition Guide 2017-2018
Vocal Music Audition Guide 2017-2018
NYC Institutions MS8 Graduates Attend:
Bard High School Early College
Beacon High School
Bedford Academy High School
Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development
Brooklyn Latin School
Brooklyn Secondary School for Collaborative Studies
Brooklyn Technical High School
Edward R. Murrow High School — Drama, Fine Arts, Communication Arts and Instrumental Music
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts — Fine Arts, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Technical Theater and Drama
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts — Drama, Vocal and Dance
High School of Art and Design
High School of Fashion Industries
Institute for Collaborative Education (ICE)
Midwood High School — Medical Science and Humanities
Millennium Brooklyn High School
New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math High School (NEST +m)
NYC Museum School
Pace High School
Park Slope Collegiate
Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS)
Stuyvesant High School
The Urban Assembly Harbor School