Over the counter admissions

(This is not for middle school students who are applying to Murrow for the first time)

For the first three weeks of the school year, Edward R. Murrow High School interviews students and families for over-the-counter admissions. In order to obtain a Referral Form, you must go to an Enrollment Center.  At this time of year, the Enrollment Offices change their sites.  Please see the chart below for the sites in Brooklyn.


Brooklyn Technical High School

29 Fort Greene Place (enter on South Elliott Place)

Clara Barton High School

901 Class on Avenue

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School

5800 20th Avenue

Once you obtain a Referral Form, please call 1-718-258-9283 x. 1200 for an appointment.
Please bring the following documents with you:

Parents must bring their children with them to register. In addition, the following documents are required:

  • Proof of residence. Parents must bring any two of the following documents: 
    • A residential utility bill (gas or electric) in the resident's name and dated within the last 60 days;
    • Documentation or letter on letterhead from a federal, state, or local government agency indicating the resident's name and address and dated within the last 60 days;
    • An original lease agreement, deed, or mortgage statement for the residence;
    • A current property tax bill for the residence;
    • A water bill for the residence dated within the last 60 days;
    • Official payroll documentation from an employer dated within the last 60 days, such as a form submitted for tax withholding purposes or payroll receipt (a letter on the employer's letterhead will not be accepted
  • Child’s birth certificate or passport;
  • Child’s immunization records;
  • Child's latest report card/transcript (if available);
  • Child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and/or 504 Accommodation Plan (if applicable and available).

Screened Programs
Please find the information regarding the program that interests you.

You are invited to a special Get Acquainted Evening at Murow's Joseph Anzalone theatre, featuring presentations of our screened and specialized programs; 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 22, 2015 .  Hope to see you there.  

Good Luck!