Community High School Admissions

Thank you for your interest in the Community School. We hope that you will join us at an Open House to tour our school, observe our students and teachers in the classroom and learn more about our exceptional program. For additional information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Community High School has a rolling admissions policy, and applications are accepted throughout the school year. Enrollment is open to both private and public school students in New York and New Jersey. Students are selected on the basis of their ability to benefit from the Community High School program. It is advisable to apply early, since space is limited.

The application process


  • Attend an Open House (Parents Only).
  • Fill out the application form on our Application Form.
  • You will be asked to submit the following documents:
    • Psychological Report
    • Educational Evaluation
    • IEP (Individualized Education Program)
    • Any additional diagnostic testing
    • Non-Refundable application fee of $65.00
    • Transcript Release forms (only if transferring from another HS)

Review by the Admissions Committee

The Community High School Admissions office

The completed Application Packet is reviewed by members of the Admissions Committee to determine how each child learns and where he or she fits into the continuum of learning. The Admissions Committee will determine the following: Will the student benefit from the Community High School program? Is there space in the appropriate grade for the student?

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Parent / Student Interview and School Visit

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If a possible placement is indicated, an appointment will be made for the parent and prospective student to meet the Director of Education for an interview. At a later date, the student will be asked to spend the day visiting classes and meeting teachers.


The Admissions Committee will send a letter to notify the parent/guardian of the decision.