For 5th Grade Students who are applying to middle school for the 2018-2019 school year, the admissions process starts this fall.
The NYC Department of Education has many useful middle school resources.
Explore Middle School Options provides many links to information and resources available.
- NYC Department of Education Middle School Resources (includes 2017 NYC Middle School Directory)
- NYC Department of Education School Search
- NYC Department of Education Middle School Events Calendar
- Middle School Admissions Checklist (pdf)
- NYC Department of Education Middle School Calendar
- Register for email updates from the NYC DOE
- Common Core School Placement Law (pdf)
- Middle School Composite Score FAQ (pdf)
- Composite Score Summary Table by District (pdf)
Sign up for updates from 5th Grade families
Email 5thGradePS130@gmail.com to sign up to receive updates on 5th grade activities and Middle School information.
Note: This group is moderated by 5th grade families attending our school, not PS 130.
District 15 Middle School Fair:
District 20 Middle School Fair:
Sign up for Open House sessions is NOW open for Saturday, October 21st and Thursday, November 9th.
For more information, and to sign up, please visit the MS 447 website (ms447.org).
345 Dean Street
Sign up for Open House sessions is NOW open for dates in October and November.
For more information, and to sign up, please visit the BCS website www.bcs448.org
500 19th Street
Bishop Ford Complex
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Please visit the ICE website for more information about admissions and the school.
345 East 15th Street
New York, NY
Note: This school is in Manhattan (grades 6-12).
You must complete a “Request for Testing” (RFT) to audition/test for Mark Twain. (Available on the NYC DOE website in mid-October.)
The October 5 date (5-7:30pm) is primarily geared to Out of District 21 parents and applicants as well as those from private and parochial schools, but all are welcome.
The October 10 date (5-7:30pm) is primarily geared to toward District 21 parents and applicants, but all are welcome.
2401 Neptune Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
If you are interested in testing for NEST+M, please check their website (www.nestmk12.net) for updates on the admissions process and testing.
111 Columbia Street
New York, NY 10002
Note: this school is in Manhattan, and has their own application process. Grades K-12.
Special Music School is New York City’s only K-12 school that teaches music as a core subject. Special Music School at Kaufman Music Center (P.S. 859) is a groundbreaking public school for musically gifted children offering musical training, including private instrumental lessons, during the regular school day
Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
Note: this school is in Manhattan, and has their own application process. Grades K-8.