Middle Grade Admissions


See our Welcome Events webpage for Tour information!

Update on Middle Grades Admissions:

Middle Grades offers were released into MySchools accounts on Tuesday, May 17.  If your child's offer is not to their first-choice program, they are automatically on the waitlist for any program listed higher on their application than the program where they received an offer—learn more at  schools.nyc.gov/Waitlists

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:

  • If you are new to NYC, please contact a Family Welcome Center for assistance.
  • Speak to your school's Guidance Counselor or Family Welcome Center representative about setting up your MySchools account.
  • Apply to NEST+m by ranking NEST+m as one of the schools on your Middle School application.

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Thank you for your interest in the Middle Grades at NEST+m.

At NEST+m, intellectualism, inclusivity, collaboration and exploration within and beyond our school community enable our students to lead lives filled with learning, discovery and purpose.

NEST+m Middle Grades is a city wide school, open to applicants from all boroughs of New York City. Applicants can rank NEST+m Middle Grades in the list of schools in the MySchools application portal. Our school's DBN number is 01M539.

Applicants should NOT send any supporting application materials to the school as they cannot be considered as part of their application.


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.