Middle School Admission

Applicants for 6th grade

Welcome Back!!!

Students interested in applying for 6th grade must list Scholars' Academy as a choice on the NYC Middle School Application. You can access the application via your myschools account. Your current elementary school guidance counselor will provide more detailed information. Students attending private or parochial schools or students who are home-schooled must visit a Family Welcome Center to receive a myschools account. The deadline to apply is Friday December 6, 2019.

Students applying for 6th grade that have a sibling currently attending Scholars' Academy should complete the:

Applicants for 7th or 8th grade

The application for admission to Scholars' Academy for students entering 7th or 8th grade in September 2020 is now closed. The deadline to submit this online application was Monday December 2, 2019. Thank you for interest in Scholars' Academy.

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

Watch Middle School Information Session: Wednesday, October 23rd

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 for grade 4 or the Equivalent, Final report card from previous school year, Previous year attendance & punctuality, 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Scholars' Academy MS FAQs_English.docx