Who Can Apply to Middle School?
All New York City children are guaranteed a seat at a public middle school.
Apply to middle school when your child is in their last year of elementary school.
Your child must be both of the following to apply: A current New York City resident and A current fifth grade student, or a current sixth grade student if their elementary school ends in sixth grade
Middle schools welcome all of the following students to apply: current public district and charter school students, private or parochial school students, students with disabilities, students with accessibility needs, students learning English, students in temporary housing, and LGBTQ and gender nonconforming students—learn more in the links that follow.
NYC DOE Website: www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/middle-school
NYC Schools Application Page: www.myschool.nyc
NYC Middle School Directory: www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/middle-school/
Fall 2024 Admissions Timeline
Below are the application open, close, and offer release dates. These dates are for students who are applying during the 2023-2024 school year for admission in the 2024-2025 school year.
*Please note: These dates are subject to change. Any changes will be announced and communicated directly to families. Sign up for updates here(Open external link).
Middle School Admissions
- Wednesday, October 11, 2023: Middle School Application Opens
- Friday, December 8, 2023: Middle School Application Closes
- Wednesday, April 3, 2024: Middle School Offer Release
IS 61 - William A. Morris
IS 27 - Anning S. Prall
The Eagle Academy
IS 51 - Edwin Markham
Marsh Expeditionary Learning School
IS 49 - Bertha Dreyfus