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Decoding School Possibilities #1 (JF 2800+ Characters)

Your class will be decoding the complicated information in the High School Directory (or the School Finder).

To write your answers, cut and paste the sections and questions below. Below each bullet, write a well-supported paragraph! A good answer will require at least 2800 characters.

A. Statistically Speaking

  • How good are the school’s statistics? (Justify your answer by quoting specific numbers)

B. That’s Interesting!

  • What academic opportunities, specific courses or other activities does the school offer that interest you? (Why are you interested in these?)

C. Getting In!

  • What are the admission methods (test, audition, screened), how many applicants do they get per seat, and how strong a candidate are you? (Justify your evaluation with grades, addresses, scores, etc. ?). Check pages 14-16 of our 2017 NYC High School Directory for admission methods.

D. Getting There!

  • What trains and/or buses go to this school? How long will it take me to get there?
  • If I’d like to find out how to visit this school, what phone number, email, or website can I use to get information?