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NYC High School Admissions Information


On September 19, 2015, CPC, Community Education Council District 20, NYS Assemblyman Peter Abbate, Jr and NYC Councilmember Carlos Menchca held a high school admissions workshop with support from MetLife, HealthPlus, Ong Family Foundation, Chase, Yuco Real Estate Company, Inc. and Sir Gordon & Lady Ivy Wu Hong Kong. Moderated by Stanley Ng from Community Education Council District 20, families were able to learn about the high school admission process for regular NYC public schools, specialized high schools and performing arts schools which require an audition. 


Click here to download the presenation presented at the workshop featuring: important dates, a brief explaination of the admission process, how to apply, specialized testing, performing arts auditioning and how offers are determined. 


Additional information on the high school admissions process is available on the DOE website (


For more information please contact CEC D20 member Stanley Ng: 
CEC D20 office: (718) 759-3921