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We are delighted that you are interested in applying to our school.

Each fall, eighth-grade students must submit an application listing up to 12 programs ranked in order of preference. Applicants are then matched to one of their ranked schools according to admissions priority, method, and available seats. Round 1 results are available in March.


Please review the NYC Department of Education's Choices Enrollment webpage for more information. If you have questions about High School Admissions, you can do one of the following:

Call (718) 935-2399


Visit an Enrollment Office near you


Admission Priorities

Priority to District 6 students or residents

Then to Manhattan students or residents

Then to New York City residents


Did You Know?

  • Our graduates have earned full scholarships to Columbia University, New York University, Skidmore College, College of St. Rose, Syracuse University, Albright College and the State University of New York (SUNY) schools.

  • Students in our Youth Theater Company write for and perform in an off-Broadway production every year.

  • Student journalists publish newspaper articles in the Manhattan Times Newspaper.

  • Students serve as teaching mentors in our Freshman Advisory Program.

  • We host an annual College and Career Day! Over 40 colleges and professionals have joined us to share their life experiences.

  • Simon and Schuster award a college scholarship to one graduating senior every four years.