How to Apply

Applicants must complete their online application here!  The deadline to apply is November 18, 2018. 

Prospective students will be required to sit for an SHSAT diagnostic exam that will be administered on November 17, 2018. The diagnostic exam will be held at Thurgood Marshall Academy located at 214 West 135th Street, New York, NY 10030. The exam will begin at 10am and end at approximately 1pm.


You are: 

  • A 7th grade middle school student as of November 1, 2018

  • New York City resident

  • Available to attend weekly classes at Thurgood Marshall Academy, located at 214 West 125th Street.

  • Willing to commit to taking the 2019 New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test

  • Living in a household that qualifies for government assistance from New York State government.