High School Enrollment
Introducing Our High School Application Clinic
Welcome Parents/Guardians to the 2023-2024 High School Application Process.
At VNA, we understand the High School application process can be overwhelming so we have created a guide to make the process seamless. Please see the additional information below:
How to apply to High School, step by step below:
- First, create an account by going to https://www.myschools.nyc/en/
- On 9/28, your child will receive their Welcome Letter with creation code distributed by Ms. Rose
- To attend open houses for High School, please view link below for calendar dates https://www.myschools.nyc/en/calendar/?
- Application opens 10/3/2023 for High School & SHSAT
Explore schools through the online directory
- Use the online directory. The online version has the most up-to-date info https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/
Create list of 12 schools in order of your preference
- Apply to those 12 schools through MySchools
Important SHSAT information:
- Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), High School Application and LaGuardia Application will be open on October 3rd.
- Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) registration will close on October 27th. Ms. Rose will provide a test ticket.
- The SHSAT exam is given at our school on November 8th
- If you are interested in applying to any of these schools, submit your registration, including your school preferences, by the November 27th deadline. Registration for the SHSAT is not first-come first-served; all students who register by the deadline can take the SHSAT.
What is the TACHS application?
- Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools
- For more information, you can visit www.tachsinfo.com
- Registration closes on October 6th, 2023
- Receive an email with your test session date/time/code on November 1st, 2023
- Please see the calendar of events for additional info https://www.tachsinfo.com/PDF/ParentsCalendar.pdf
- Applicant Record to apply https://tachsinfo.com/PDF/ApplicantRecord.pdf
- Student Sponsorship Program https://sspnyc.org/
- Participating schools below by borough:
For additional information, please reach out to Ms. Rose via email (fgjidija@@schools.nyc.gov)
Meet Our 7 & 8 Grade Guidance Counselor
Ms. Rose Gjidija, affectionately referred to as Ms. Rose, is an invaluable asset to our VNA educational community as a dedicated guidance counselor with a distinct focus on facilitating a seamless high school admissions journey for both parents and students. With her wealth of experience and compassionate demeanor, Ms. Rose is a beacon of support, guiding families through the intricate labyrinth of the admissions process. Her personalized approach ensures that each student's unique strengths and aspirations are recognized and aligned with the most suitable educational institutions. Ms. Rose's unwavering commitment to fostering an environment of trust and open communication not only empowers students to confidently pursue their academic ambitions but also provides parents with the reassurance and guidance they seek during this pivotal educational juncture.
Ms. Rose Gjidija
NYC DOE Website
Call for More Information
Call Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm at 718-935-2009.