The following article features all the different types of schools in NYC and the way that students will have to apply to them.
The Department of Education has created a collection of videos on the admissions process works in NYC. This video explains how students get offers to Screened Schools and the Specialized High Schools
The Department of Education has created a collection of videos on the admissions process works in NYC. This video explains how students get offers to New York City Public Schools.
There are 14,720 public and private PK-12 schools in New York. Learn more about the schools, student demographics, and academics within the state, read parent reviews of local schools, and find information about specific cities and school districts. GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. They provide school information and parenting resources to help millions of American families choose the right school, support learning at home, and guide their children to great futures.
Explore the best schools in your area based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. This is a wonderful tool when building your high school lists or if you want to explore more options. Niche is one of the best places to research schools as every month millions of people use their easy-to-read and comprehensive report cards, rankings, and reviews to choose the right schools or neighborhoods for them. Niche does rigorous cleaning and analysis on large data sets, and combines them with feedback from their community for nuanced insight that can't be found anywhere else.
The real reason the cutoff scores were higher this year is because Mayor De Blasio expanded the number of seats for the Discovery Program. This reduced the number of seats available through regular admission. With fewer seats available, the minimum admitted score was higher. Please keep in mind that the SHSAT is an academic competition between the approximate 28,000 8th grade students who sit for the exam in October to November of the child’s 8th grade year. Students with IEP’s and 504’s are given extended time to achieve success on the exam AND the DOE has selected a few middle schools to host the SHSAT on site removing a travel barrier to students.
The NYS exam scores needed to submit an application to Hunter College High School are as follows; these scores are based off the spring 2019 5th grade exams: ELA: 627 Math: 628 All prospective 6th grade students must have BOTH scores in order to apply to take the HCHS Entrance Exam. The exam will be administered on January 10, 2020. For information on other acceptable exams, please visit the "Testing Eligibility" section of our website. The application system for entry in fall 2020, will open on Monday, September 9 at 10:00am.
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