helpful links

The Department of Education's (DOE) website is a good place to start for information about the process:

The DOE's High School Directory is the source of school facts (keep in mind, there have been known to be some errors in the book):

The DOE now has a high school event calendar

NYC Schoolfinder is another resource many parents take advantage of:
(keep in mind this is a beta version and is a work in progress).

There's also the NYC School Search at: which helps you locate schools by zone, borough, admissions method, and more.

The DOE put together a Schools Quality Report site, that makes it easy to up up stats for each school:

You can check out individual school's Fair Student Funding percentages at:

If you're looking for SHSAT handbooks, you can check some out at: