Middle School Information


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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


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.

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 

Attend Admissions Events

Families of current fifth-grade students are invited to a live virtual information session about applying to middle school for fall 2024.


Event Date and Time How to Join an Event

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

5pm – 6pm

  • Event held in English. Interpretation provided in: Bangla, Korean, Spanish, ASL

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

5pm – 6pm

  • Event held in English. Interpretation provided in: Chinese, Haitian Creole, Urdu, ASL

Thursday, October 19, 2023

1pm – 2pm

  • Event held in English. Interpretation provided in: Arabic, French, Russian, ASL

Middle School Open House

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Middle School


Phone Number


Open House Date

IS 2 George L. Egbert 333 Midland Avenue SI, NY 10306

(718) 697-8488

IS 7 Elias Bernstein 1270 Huguenot Avenue SI, NY 10312

(718) 697-8488


IS 24 Myra S. Barnes

750 Durant Avenue SI, NY 10308

(718) 982-4700

IS 27 Anning S. Prall

11 Clove Lake Place SI, NY 10310

(718) 981-8800

IS 34 Totten Intermediate

528 Academy Avenue SI, NY 10307

(718) 477-4500


October 26, 2023

5:30PM- 7:30PM

IS/PS 48 William G. Wilcox

1050 Targee Street SI, NY 10304

(718) 447-8323

IS 49 Berta A. Dreyfus

101 Warren Street SI, NY 10304

(718) 727-6040

IS 51 Edwin Markham

80 Willowbrook Road SI, NY 10302

(718) 981-0502


November 1, 2023


IS 61 William A. Morris

445 Castleton Avenue SI, NY 10301

(718) 727-8481

IS 63 Marsh Avenue School for Expeditionary Learning (MAELS)

100 Essex Drive SI, NY 10314 

(718) 370-6850

IS 72 Rocco Laurie

33 Ferndale Avenue SI, NY 10314

(718) 698-5757

IS 75 Frank D. Paulo

455 Huguenot Avenue SI, NY 10312

(718) 701-6343


October 26, 2023

6:00PM- 8:00PM

PS/IS 861 Staten Island School of Civic Leadership

280 Regis Drive SI, NY 10314

(718) 697-5250

The Eagle Academy for Young Men

101 Warren Street SI, NY 10304

(718) 727-6201

Young Women's Leadership Academy

45 Waverly Place SI, NY 10304

(718) 420-5657