Specialized High School Open Houses
Typically, these open houses are held starting in late September. The list of Specialized High Schools with open houses typically include:
- The Bronx High School of Science
- The Brooklyn Latin School
- Brooklyn Technical High School
- High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at the 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
- Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
Specialized High School Exam
- Specialized High Schools Admissions Test is usually held in late October. If you miss the regular test date, you must contact the guidance counselor immediately to make arrangements for a make-up exam.
- Specialized High School Admissions Test for students with special needs, 504's and extended time & Make Up Test (Permission only) is held on a different date.
- LaGuardia High School Auditions are held in two sessions, one for Manhattan residents in early November and another non-Manhattan residents. The date of audition will depend on your last name and the number of disciplines for which you are auditioning.
Exam Ticket Distribution
Students and Parents interested in registering for The Specialized High School Exam, LaGuardia and Art schools that require pre-registration (see list below):
A pink form is usually distributed in September to students in homeroom. On this form students may select to register for SHSAT, LaGuardia and art schools that require pre-registration. These forms should be returned to homeroom teachers by a specified date. Tickets for the SHSAT and LaGuardia will be distributed the week prior to test/audition dates.
Schools Requiring Pre-Registration (List subject to change. Consult DOE website for latest updates.)
Abraham Lincoln High School, Edward R. Murrow High School, Fordham High School for the Arts, Fort Hamilton High School, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School, Humanities & Arts Magnet High School, Juan Morel Campos Secondary School, Queens Vocational and Technical HS, Repertory Company HS for Theatre Arts, Special Music School and Talent Unlimited High School