FIND a NYC PUBLIC SCHOOL

SEARCH ALL SCHOOLS
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
(5-10 year olds)
MIDDLE SCHOOL
(11-13 year olds)
HIGH SCHOOL
(14-18 year olds)
or
SEARCH by DISTRICT
district map

About elementary schools

Find an elementary school

About middle schools

Find an middle school

About high schools

We are here to help you find a good public school for your child and to fight for good public schools for all children.
—Clara Hemphill, founder

NEWS and VIEWS

by Laura Zingmond Friday, 06 March 2015 14:12
If you're a rising 9th or 10-grader who didn't get accepted by any high schools this week—or you want to try again for another school—go to the second round admissions fair next weekend, March 14-15. You'll meet representatives from schools that still have space and you can ask questions about what most interests you. Where to start? Hundreds of schools have openings, but not all are worth considering. Focus on the same factors you thought about when you applied last fall: How long does it take to get there? Do you prefer big or small? Is there a special school theme? Read through our tips on what to consider. We've combed through the round 2 list to identify our picks, schools that are proven best bets or seem promising. Many of the screened schools still have openings for students who…
by Pamela Wheaton Thursday, 05 March 2015 18:46
High school acceptance letters went out today and the good news is that 92 percent of 8th graders who applied got one of their choices. Of those, 76 percent got one of their top three picks. The bad news? Once again, thousands of kids were disappointed: eight percent of the more than 75,000 applican…
by Chalkbeat Thursday, 05 March 2015 18:21
by Sarah Darville, Chalkbeat New York Few black and Hispanic students won admission to eight of the city's specialized high schools this year, leaving the schools' diversity figures unlikely to change as their admissions process faces continued scrutiny. Just 5 percent of offers went to black stud…
Recent school comments