High School

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:  

  1. 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 

  1. 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  
  2. Apply to those 12 schools through MySchools 

Important SHSAT information: 

  • Specialized High Schools AdmissionsTest(SHSAT), High School Application and LaGuardia Application will be open on October 3rd.  
  • Specialized High Schools AdmissionsTest(SHSAT) registration will close on October 27th. Ms. Rose will provide a testticket. 
  • The SHSAT exam is given at our school on November 8th   
  • If you are interested in applyingtoany ofthese schools,submit yourregistration, including yourschool preferences, by the November 27th  deadline.Registration fortheSHSATis not  first-come first-served; all students whoregisterbythedeadline cantaketheSHSAT. 

What is the TACHS application?

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.

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Call Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm at 718-935-2009.

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