2020-2021 8th grade Assistant Principal                                             2020-2021 8th grade Guidance Counselor


                                               Mr. Jordan Fitzgerald                                                                              Ms. Valentina Marsalek

                                                Jfitzgerald2@schools.nyc.gov                                                                VStanic@schools.nyc.gov

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High School Information Night at I.S. 25

The I.S. 25 guidance department will present "Making Informed Decisions: The High School Admissions Process" in the Fall 2018 in the school auditorium.  All 8th grade parents are highly encouraged to attend this information session to learn: application timelines, how offers are determined, developing a thoughtful list, and making informed choices.  For more information on high school see the attached documents below.

8th Grade Letter

High School Information Overview

Families that are looking for an information overview as well as common questions to NYC public high schools can find it here: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/default.htm


High School Directory

Now is the perfect time to start learning about and researching high schools. In September, all eighth graders will receive a high school directory, as well as, a Specialized High School Handbook.  These books are also available online at: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/Resources/default.htm


High School Fairs & Workshops

New York City hosts citywide and borough-wide high school fairs and family workhops for you to learn more about schools and programs, how to pick a school, developing your application, and the portfolio process for arts high schools. 

High School Fair Flyer


TACHS Exam (for Catholic High Schools)

Some families may be interested in taking the TACHS exam which is for admission into Catholic High Schools.  Registration opens on August 20, 2018. If you are interested in going to a Catholic High School you will need to register on your own. During the 2018-2019 school year, more instructions will be given to those students interested in Catholic High Schools. Here is the website for all information regarding the TACHS admissions exam: http://www.tachsinfo.com/home.aspx

For Students Applying to Catholic High School


High School Open Houses

During the summer, please continue to check websites of schools that you are interested in attending as some do hold open houses for prospective students.


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