Specialized High Schools
Welcome to NYC Specialized High Schools Admissions!
There are nine Specialized High Schools in New York City. They are:
- Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
- The Bronx High School of Science
- The Brooklyn Latin School
- Brooklyn Technical High School
- High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College of New York
- High School of American Studies at Lehman College
- Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
- Staten Island Technical High School
- Stuyvesant High School
Entrance into these schools is determined by the Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT), except for LaGuardia High School, which is based on a competitive audition and review of academic records. Students must be residents of New York City and current eighth grade or first-time ninth grade students in order to apply, register, sit for, and receive results for the SHSAT and LaGuardia High School audition(s).