This web page will guide you through the admissions process. Everything you will need to know about applying to Harbor School can be found below, including a step-by-step guide, instructions on applying, suggestions for improving your chances to gain admission, deadlines, and links to important DOE information.
Before you begin, we would like you to know:
- Harbor School is a public high school in New York City and its admissions policies and procedures are governed by the New York City Department of Education.
- To apply to Harbor School, students must rank Harbor School among their 12 programs of interest by the application deadline.
- Admissions Priority and Method is Limited Unscreened, which means that priority is given to students who attend an information session or an open house event, or visit Harbor School’s table at any one of the High School Fairs.
- Students at Harbor School come from all five boroughs of New York City and represent more than 98 percent of the districts in New York City Council.
Prior to submitting your high school application, think about what you want your high school experience to be like and do plenty of research about your options. To get started, please follow the links below.
Step 1 – Surf the Harbor School Web Site
Check with our Parent Coordinator, Ronni Ettinger @ REttinger@newyorkharborschool.org
Helpful DOE Links