Moving to New York CityIf you are planning to move to New York City, you do not need to apply for non-resident enrollment. You can register your child for school after you establish residency. For information about registration for new students, visit our New Students page.Applying for Non-Resident EnrollmentIf you currently live outside of New York City and would like send your child to a New York City school, you must submit a Non-Resident Application. The deadline to submit a non-resident enrollment application for the 2012-13 school year was Friday, August 31. The application for the 2013-14 school year will be available in summer 2013.Moving Out of the City During the School YearIf your child attends a New York City public school and you move out of the City during the school year, you must notify your child's school within five school days. Your child may continue attending that school until the end of the semester without paying tuition. Semester timeframe is defined by the high school schedule, regardless of grade level. (The 2013 fall semester ends on January 28.)If you want to keep your child in the school after the semester in which you move, then you must pay tuition. For more information about tuition payments non-resident enrollment, please read the Chancellor's Regulation on Non-Resident Enrollment.Tuition RatesNon-resident students must pay tuition based on the rates set each year by the State Education Department. The provisional tuition rates are below.
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Non-resident students are not eligible to attend and may not apply to attend specialized schools, screened/selective schools or programs, gifted and talented programs, or pre-Kindergarten programs.
Specialized High School Admissions TestA student cannot take the Specialized High School Admissions Test until he or she becomes a New York City resident. The test is administered just before school begins for ninth and tenth graders who are new to the city; new residents can take the test at that time.