Toys 4 Tots
Toys 4 Tots fundraiser will kick off during PTC. We will raffle off a basket, hold a bake sale + collect new and unused toys.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact across every aspect of our school system, including the admissions process. As a result, we’re updating our pre-pandemic admissions timeline, as outlined in the 2021 NYC High School and Specialized High Schools Admissions Guide, to ensure ample time for families to explore schools and apply once the application launches. Please note:
Families and staff can find the most up-to-date Information about admissions and high schools online:
Welcome to the new school year—and to high school admissions! Whether your family is participating in blended or all-remote learning this fall, we are committed to providing the information and support you need during the high school application process.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact across every aspect of our school system, including the admissions process. As a result, we’re updating our pre-pandemic admissions timeline to ensure ample time for families to explore schools and apply once the application launches. Please note:
The high school application is not yet open, and no longer closes on December 4, 2020. You will have additional time to apply.
Specialized High Schools registration is not yet open, and no longer closes on October 21, 2020. You will have additional time to register.
Dates and locations for the high school fairs, the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), and LaGuardia High School auditions—as listed in the 2021 NYC High School and Specialized High Schools Admissions Guide—will also change.
We appreciate your patience and will be in touch with more detailed information and timelines as soon as we can. Here’s what you can do now:
Learn about high school and Specialized High Schools admissions! Get the latest updates on our website.
Watch our new video series and stay tuned for future videos.
Read our High School and Specialized High Schools Admissions Guide online. Print copies will be available at middle schools by early November. Please note that some information in this guide—such as dates, deadlines, and event information—was accurate at the time of publication but is now being adjusted due to the impact of COVID-19.
Make an appointment with your current school counselor to discuss your plans for high school. They will be your best resource and guide throughout the admissions process.
Explore schools and programs
Later this fall, you will receive a personalized Welcome Letter, which includes a unique code to access your MySchools account. We’ll let you know when letters are on the way. This letter will also include information on how to use MySchools to:
Apply to high school.
Register to take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) and to audition for LaGuardia High School.
The High Schools Admissions Team
Office of Student Enrollment
Dear 8th grade families,
We know some may be anxious about the high school application process considering the current circumstances. In order to alleviate any anxiety we are sending you some resources to help you get started with your research in finding a high school. Please take this opportunity to utilize these resources for the time being. We will continue to do our best to update you with any information we are given moving forward. Be well.
The Guidance Department
Estimada familias del octavo grado,
Sabemos que algunos pueden estar ansiosos por el proceso de solicitud de la escuela secundaria considerando las circunstancias actuales. Para aliviar cualquier ansiedad le estamos enviando algunos recursos para ayudarle a comenzar con su investigación en la búsqueda de una escuela secundaria. Por favor, aproveche esta oportunidad para utilizar estos recursos por el momento. Seguiremos haciendo todo lo posible para actualizarte con cualquier información que nos den en el futuro. Cuidense.
The Guidance Department
ST. PETER’S BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
Limited to 8th grade students and parents only
Please register on our website stpetersboyshs.org