A new way for New York to choose the right high school.

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School Choice in New York City

New York City has the most extensive school choice system in the country. Beginning in 7th grade, almost 80,000 students and their families, with over 400 schools to choose from, begin the process of exploring and applying to the right schools.

Every student must apply to high school. The process can be daunting, but if you start early, stay organized, and take it step by step, you can find the school that’s right for you.

Learn about Specialized Schools in New York like Stuyvesant and Bronx Science.

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