High Schools

The High School Admissions Process
It’s time to help your child apply to high school! Where to start? We’ve got important information about the high school admissions process, including how to apply to both public and private school, special programs and more.

Important High School Admissions Dates
When is the deadline for registration? When are the borough and city high school fairs? Here are some important dates and deadlines to keep in mind, whether you are applying to public school or Catholic school.

Local Schools & Open Houses
It’s important to weigh your options carefully when deciding which schools you are applying to. Research each school that interests you and be sure to attend as many Open Houses as possible. At an Open House you will have the opportunity to visit the school, meet with staff, and learn all about the school’s programs and curriculum. Below you will find a list of schools and open house dates you may wish to attend with your child.

>>Featured Staten Island Public Schools

Curtis High School
105 Hamilton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 390-1800 • curtishs.org
Open House: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
See which Small Learning Communities suits your interests and learn about the school’s many clubs, activities, and PSAL Athletic Teams. For more information, contact Mr. Gregory Jaenicke, Principal, or Mrs. Caruso at 718 – 390-1812.

Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School
100 Essex Drive
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 370-6950 • gaynormccownels.org
Open House: October 23 (7pm)
Open House: November 2 (7pm)

Find out about their EL Education model at this NYC public high school that offers a safe, inclusive and academically rigorous college preporatory learning community focused on developing both the scholarship and character of its students.

Staten Island Technical High School
485 Clawson Street
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 667-3222 • siths.org
Open House: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 
All 7th and 8th grade public, private, and parochial students and parents are welcome. Those who cannot attend may make alternate arrangements by contacting Barbara Malenfant at BMalenfant@schools.nyc.gov. Reserve your ticket to the SITHS Open House here.

>>Featured Staten Island Private Schools

Moore Catholic High School
100 Merrill Avenue
Staten Island, NY 104314
TACHS #306 • Coed
(718) 761-9200 • moorecatholichs.org
Open House: Sunday, October 1, 2017
See the 6-acre campus, and learn about individualized college-prep programs, St. John’s College Advantage Program, Performing Arts Institute, athletic facilities and more.

Notre Dame Academy
134 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
TACHS #224 • Girls
(718) 447-8878 • notredameacademy.org
Open House: Sunday, October 22, 2017 (1-4pm)
College preparatory curriculum, six consecutive years of National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists, magnificent 13 acre campus, STEM, Advanced Placement, college and honors courses, Class of 2017 awarded with $25 million in college scholarships, a tradition in all girls Catholic Academy since 1903. Pair up with a student for a day and experience the campus and what it’s like to be a Gator for a Day.

St. Joseph by the Sea
5150 Hylan Blvd,
Staten Island, NY 10312
TACHS #328 • Coed
(718) 984-6500 • josephsea.org
Open House: October 15, 2017 for Girls (1-4pm)
Open House: October 22, 2017 for Boys (1-4pm)
Preregister by texting the word “SEA” to the number 313131. Class of 2017 was awarded over $75 million in scholarships, 17% earned a year or more of college credits, 89% earned some college crdits, 53% earned a semester or more of college credits.

Saint Peter’s Boys High School
200 Clinton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
TACHS #117 • Boys
(718) 447-1676 ext. 229 • saintpeters100years.org
Open House: Sunday, October 29, 2017 (1-4pm)
Oldest Catholic High School on Staten Island, celebrating 100 years of history and tradition. Small school with a family atmosphere and a place for everyone. Opportunity for full and partial scholarships. 100% acceptance rate. 11 interscholastic sports offered at freshmen, JV and varsity level, plus numerous clubs and community service opportunities.

Staten Island Academy
715 Todt Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10304
(718) 303-7846 • statenislandacademy.org
Open House: Saturday, October 21, 2017 (9am-noon)
Open House: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (9:30am)
Financial aid is available to students in every grade. Every effort is made to bridge the gap between what a family can pay and the cost of tuition by awarding over $2 million annually to elgible students.

>>Featured Private Schools Off Staten Island

Bay Ridge Prep
7420 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
718-833-9090 • bayridgeprep.org
Open House: Wednesday, October 18 (9am)
Open House: Wednesday, November 8 (9am)
Open House: Wednesday, December 6 (9am)
An independent K-12 co-ed college preparatory school, inspires students to aim high & accomplish more. Email admissions@bayridgeprep.org for info or visit bayridgeprep.org/admissions.

Bishop Kearney High School
2202 60th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11204
TACHS # 002 • Girls
(718) 236-6363 ext. 255 • bishopkearneyhs.org 
Open House: Thursday, October 12, 2017 (6pm-7:30pm)
Open House: Sunday, October 29, 2017 (12pm-1:30pm)

State-of-the-Art STEM Wing includes Virtual Reality Room, Think Tank, 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, WBKS TV Studio and more. Click here to RSVP for the Open House.

St. Peter’s Prep
144 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 547-6389 • spprep.org
Open House Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 (1-4pm)
A New Jersey Jesuit Hogh School since 1872. Click here to learn more about admissions.

Xaverian High School
7100 Shore Road
Brooklyn, NY 11209
TACHS #011 • Coed
(718) 836-7100 ext 117 • xaverian.org
Open House: October 15, 2017 (10am-2pm)
A Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school in the tradition of the Xaverian Brothers since 1957. Offering one-to-one learning environment with iPads for every student, hands-on classroom experiences, highly-acclaimed STEM curriculum, college counseling and internship program, college credit opportunities available, class of 2017 received over $36 million in scholarships, plus unique extracurricular offerings including the renowned MAX Program (Music at Xaverian) as well as competitive athletic programs for boys and girls.

NYC Public High Schools in Staten Island

CSI High School for International Studies
100 Essex Dr, Staten Island, NY 10314

Curtis High School
105 Hamilton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301

The Eagle Academy for Young Men of Staten Island
101 Warren St, Staten Island, NY 10304

Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School
100 Essex Dr, Staten Island, NY 10314

The Michael J. Petrides School
715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

New Dorp High School
465 New Dorp Ln, Staten Island, NY 10306

Port Richmond High School
85 St Josephs Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302

Ralph R. McKee Career and Technical Education High School
290 St Marks Pl, Staten Island, NY 10301

Staten Island Technical High School
485 Clawson St, Staten Island, NY 10306

Susan E. Wagner High School
1200 Manor Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314

Tottenville High School
100 Luten Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312

Public High School Directories:
• 2018 Staten Island High School Directory 
• 2018 Citywide High School Directory
• 2018 Specialized High Schools Student Handbook

NYC Private High Schools in Staten Island

Catholic High Schools:

Moore Catholic High School
100 Merrill Avenue, Staten Island, NY 104314

Notre Dame Academy
134 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

St. John Villa Academy
57 Cleveland Pl, Staten Island, NY 10305

St. Joseph by the Sea High School
5150 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10312

St. Peter’s High School for Boys
200 Clinton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

Bishop Ahern High School (a special education program for students 12-21)
315 Arlene Street, Staten Island, NY 10314

Monsignor Farrell High School
2900 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY 10306

Archdiocese of New York

Test for Admission into Catholic High School (TACHS) 

Non-Catholic Private Schools:

Staten Island Academy
715 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10304

Mesivta Kesser Yisroel Of Willowbrook
240 Woodward Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314

Miraj Islamic School
307 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Yeshiva Of Staten Island
1870 Drumgoole Rd E
Staten Island, NY 10309


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  1. Cool School Holiday

    February 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    February 19, 2018  |  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Free admission!
  2. Winter Olympic Medal Workshop

    February 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    February 19, 2018  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Make a Winter Olympic medal. Pick up a timed ticket at the front desk; limited to 25 people per session.
  3. Krazy Kidz

    February 19 @ 11:30 am
    February 19, 2018  |  11:30 am - 11:30 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers!
  4. Living with Deer

    February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 19, 2018  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Bloomingdale Park
    With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.  
  5. Crafternoon

    February 19 @ 3:30 pm
    February 19, 2018  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft!
  6. Tot Time Tuesday

    February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    February 20, 2018  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    The Interpretive Center
    Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!
  7. Toddler Time

    February 20 @ 10:30 am
    February 20, 2018  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    South Beach Library
  8. Sensory Storytime

    February 20 @ 10:30 am
    February 20, 2018  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    West New Brighton Library
    An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities.
  9. Baby Space!

    February 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    February 20, 2018  |  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, rhymes, movements, and stories for babies! This program is geared toward confident walkers up to age 23 months. Please register for the first class you will attend.
  10. History…for the Horses

    February 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    February 20, 2018  |  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Trot on over to learn about horses in American history, including those on Staten Island. Weather permitting, meet a live NYC Parks horse! This event is for anyone ages 6 and older. Contact Number 718-351-3450 Contact Email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org