Middle Grade Admissions
Thank you for your interest in the Middle Grades at NEST+m.
NEST+m Middle Grades is a screened program, open to applicants from all boroughs of New York City.
FALL 2024 ADMISSIONS
See our Welcome Events webpage for Tour information!
Our school is NOT AFFILIATED with the NEST Autism Spectrum Disorders Program at NYU. Please visit the NEST ASD webpage for more information.
How to apply to NEST+m Middle School:
NEST+m Middle Grades Admissions Rubric
Our school is a screened program for Middle Grades. All screened middle school programs will admit students with the highest final core 4th grade GPAs (Core classes- ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies). Offers are made to ranked students by priority group and in ranking number order. Learn more about screened program admissions.
- Total 6th Grade Seats: 120 (General Education: 110 / Students with Disabilities: 10)
- Total 7th Grade seats: TBD - Contact the Family Welcome Center in Spring 2024 to inquire.
Anticipated 6th Grade Seats for New-to-NEST+m students
- General Education: 0 - 5
- Students with Disabilities: 8 - 10
Diversity in Admissions Program
We do not participate in DIA for Middle Grades admissions.
Total Anticipated Offers for Fall 2024
Middle grades offers and middle grades seat targets are the same: For 120 seats, 120 offers are made. Historically, most of our 5th grade students continue on to 6th grade.
We will make offers from the waitlist.
Application Dates & Links
- Application Opens: October 11, 2023
- Application Closed: December 8, 2023
DOE Application Portal: MySchools
There is no sibling priority for students applying to middle school.
Visit our Welcome Events webpage.
You will be able to log into your MySchools account to see the results, and you will receive a letter by mail. Visit the Department of Education’s Middle School Admission webpage to learn more.
We will post Orientation information for admitted students on the Orientation webpage.
Students who live in Manhattan below 93rd st, and are in grades K-6, MAY be eligible for free yellow bus transportation.
Visit the Transportation webpage for more information. All students who do not ride the public yellow bus will be issued a student Metrocard.