Middle School Admission

Thank you for your interest in Scholars' Academy.

Scholars’ Academy will now be part of the NYC Middle School Choice Application for September 2019 admission.

Current 5th grade students should see their current elementary school counselor for information.

Current 6th & 7th grade students interested in applying for September 2019 should check back regularly for more information.

Students attending private or parochial schools must visit the Family Welcome Center in their district to access a NYC Middle School Choice application.

If you have any questions, please email msadmissions@scholarsnyc.com

Information Sessions

We will be hosting several information sessions on November 7, 8 and 9, 2018. Prospective students and parents must register in order to attend. Please click on the link below to register. Space is limited. Students do not have to attend in order to apply.

Scholars' Academy Middle School Information Sessions & Tours

Thank you for your interest in Scholars' Academy.

Scholars’ Academy…

  • Is ranked one of the best and most diverse schools in New York City! Check it here.
  • Has been awarded consecutively as a New York State Reward School!
  • Empowers students to earn high school credits in middle school and college credits in high school!

You may take a look at the following links for more information on Scholars’ Academy.


SCHOLARS' ACADEMY is on page 48 of each PDF below


Middle School Virtual Tours

Expectations and Qualifications

Interviews will be granted on a competitive basis weighing the following data: Combined Standardized Common Core ELA, Math & Science Exam Scores for grade 4 or the Equivalent, Final report card from previous school year, Demonstrated Success with Special Needs.


  • The Scholars’ Academy offers rigorous and accelerated coursework. Students are expected to maintain an 85 and above average, adhere to a discipline and dress policy, and complete multiple high school level courses by the end of 8th grade.
  • Continuing students in Scholars’ Academy HS will be on course for earning Regents and Advanced Regents Diplomas by the end of tenth grade enabling the completion of advanced placement and college accredited courses in 11th and 12th grades.
  • Students engage in a rigorous course of study that includes 3 high school courses and Regents Exams in Grade 8 (Living Environment/Science, Integrated Algebra/Math, and the Spanish Proficiency Exam Course/Spanish). All students are competitively ranked. Students with Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) are encouraged to apply.
  • Free yellow busing is ONLY provided to students living between 1-5 miles from school.
    • Students who are ineligible for yellow busing will receive MetroCards for public transportation.