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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Congratulations to the Special Music School High School Class of 2021!

We’re so proud that for the 5th year in a row, Special Music School has achieved a 100% graduation and college acceptance rate. Some of the graduates will be the first in their families to attend college.
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A unique partnership between Kaufman Music Center and the NYC Department of Education, Special Music School is the only K-12 public school in the U.S. that teaches music as a core subject during the regular school day.

Watch students & faculty share their experiences at SMS:

The Class of 2021 will attend:
Barnard College
Boston University
Carnegie Mellon University
CUNY Baruch College
CUNY BMCC
CUNY Guttman College
CUNY - Macaulay Honors
CUNY York College
Eastman School of Music
Fordham University
Gettysburg College
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Guilford College
The Juilliard School
Manhattan College
Manhattan School of Music
Middlebury College
Morgan State University
New England Conservatory
The New School
New York University
Oberlin College
St. John's University
Sarah Lawrence College
Stony Brook University
SUNY Cortland
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Purchase
University of Vermont
Vanderbilt University

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