Our Vision

The High School for Language and Diplomacy provides a college-preparatory education committed to the intellectual, cultural and social growth of the students of New York City. We ensure a welcoming community of honesty and respect, develop the academic skills of students of all backgrounds through engaging instruction across content areas, and provide programs directed toward social-emotional health.  Our environment fosters service-oriented flexible thinkers through collaboration in and out of the classroom.  We strive to develop a sense of commitment in our students to themselves, their school, and the outside world, graduating proactive global citizens.

New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to the High School for Language and Diplomacy!  We are looking forward to welcoming you to our community for the 2016-17 school year.  The school year begins on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016.  On Tuesday, September 6th we will be hosting a New Student Orientation Session from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.  All incoming 9th grade and 10th grade students who are attending the High School for Language and Diplomacy for the first time are invited to join us as we kick off the new school year and welcome you to your new school.  Parents/guardians are highly encouraged to join us as you will have an opportunity to meet members of our faculty and administration, become familiar with our community norms, explore our classrooms, and learn more about our academic program and expectations.

Student Life

  • Labor Day

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  • Faculty and Staff Return to Work

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  • New Student Orientation

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  • First Day of School

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Daily Class Schedule

Period

Start Time

End Time

1

8:20 

9:05

2

9:08 

9:53

3

 9:56

10:41

4 (Student Lunch Period)

10:44 

11:29

5

 11:32

12:17

6

 12:20

1:04

7

 1:07

1:52

8

 1:55

2:40