UPDATES: Academy of Software Engineering, Columbia Secondary, Essex Street Academy

These schools are ALL open to all NYC students.

Academy of Software Engineeringopen house dates are live. You can sign up here:


It’s open to everyone in NYC and it’s an ED OPT schools (info about admissions methods is in the HS411 handbook).

Columbia Secondary is hosting 3 open houses. No advance registration is necessary:


Scroll down to get the high school info. ALSO, they ask you to submit a supplemental application. You’ll find that at the link above. NOTE: this supplemental application is in ADDITION TO listing them on your DOE application.

Essex Street Academy is hosting both open houses and tours. NOTE: they are an open admissions school, meaning anyone in NYC can apply. Their website has admissions info that’s outdates.

Open houses: no advance registration necessary

Tuesday, October 9, 6-7pm

Tuesday, October 23, 6-7pm

You must reserve a spot for a tour by emailing meghan@essexstreetacademy.orgTour dates are on Wednesdays, 9:30am. September 26thOctober 3rdOctober 10thOctober 17thOctober 24thOctober 31stNovember 7thNovember 14thNovember 21stEssexstreetacademy.org