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How to Apply to High School

  • Submit a high school application. This is how you apply to most of NYC's 700+ program options. The high school application for students entering ninth grade in fall 2023 is currently OPEN. List 12 program choices in your order of preference. Some programs may have additional requirements, such as an audition or assessment, and some programs consider students' academic records in admissions. The deadline to apply is December 1.

  • Submit a LaGuardia High School application. Apply to any/all of the six arts programs at NYC's audition Specialized High School by submitting a separate application and auditioning. This application is OPEN, and the deadline to apply is December 1. Learn more at

  • Register for the SHSAT.  Registration for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) is also OPEN. Interested in one or more of the testing Specialized High Schools? If so, register for the SHSAT; taking this test is how you apply to these eight schools. Register by November 4.  Students will take the test in November or December, depending on their grade level and where they currently attend school––learn more at

  • Attend a virtual high school admissions event on October 11, 13, or 18. Learn about the high school admissions process, how to build a balanced application, and when and how to apply. For dates, times, and more event details, scroll down to the "Join a Virtual Admissions Event" section below.

2022-2023 SHSAT DATES:

  • October 6: SHSAT Registration Opens

  • October 12: HS Application Opens

  • October 26: MS Application Opens

  • November 17: SHSAT School Testing

  • November 19/20: SHSAT Weekend Testing

  • December 1: MS / HS Application Deadline

  • Early March: High School Offers

  • April: Middle School Offers

Tour of New Utrecht High School: October 2022/November 2022


45 min

1601 80th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214

To cause minimal disruption to our learning environment, this is a small group tour. Please book your slot as a single individual and refrain from bringing any additional people with you.

Click the calendar below to book a time slot in October or November to tour New Utrecht High School!

Please be advised that all school tours scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at New Utrecht HS need to be rescheduled.  Please let parents know that if they would like to schedule a tour, please use the calendly link below.  Parents must register in advance for a tour.  


Parents can contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Hayley Weal at with any questions.

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