Middle School Admission

Applicants for 6th grade

The application for admission to Scholars' Academy for September 2019 has now passed. The deadline to submit the application and supplement was Friday December 14th.

Parents can view their middle school match via their myschools account or contact their current elementary school guidance counselor.

Thank you for your interest in Scholars' Academy.

Applicants for 7th or 8th grade

The application for admission to Scholars' Academy for 7th & 8th grade in September 2019 has now passed.

The deadline to submit an application was Monday Dec 3rd.

Admissions decision letters were mailed out on Monday April 15.

Thank you for your interest in Scholars' Academy.

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

Information Sessions

All of our information sessions are over. You may want to view the PowerPoint, video, and review the FAQs below.

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.