Middle School Admission

Thank you for your interest in Scholars' Academy.

The Scholars’ Academy Middle School Application for September 2018 admission is now closed.

Middle School Admissions Decision letters have been mailed out. Please allow 1 week for receipt. If you do not receive a letter by Monday May 7th, please email msadmissions@scholarsnyc.com

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

Information Sessions

All of our information session and tours are now completed. We invite you to view our virtual tours posted below. Students do not have to attend in order to apply nor is any preference given to students who do attend. The middle school application and all application directions are available below. You can view the Information Session PowerPoint presentation below:

Middle School Information Session Power Point

Watch the Middle School Open House Presentation

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.

The Scholars’ Academy's Snapshot

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.