middle grade admissions

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.

As NEST+m is a city-wide screened school, we follow the admissions rubric below:

MG Admissions Rubric 2018-2019

You can apply to NEST+m Middle Grades via your school’s Guidance Counselor or you can visit a Department of Education Family Welcome Center. You must be a resident of New York City in order to apply to NEST+m. If you are planning to move to New York City, visit the New Student’s webpage of the NYC Department of Education.

Helpful links for applicants applying to NEST+m

If you have questions regarding Middle Grades Admissions, please send a message to admissions@nestmk12.net


Information for Incoming NEST+m Middle Grade Students

  • Orientation for Middle Grades students entering NEST+m in September 2018 was held on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:15pm – 7:00pm. In addition the first day of school will have several orientation activities and there will be a series of parent meetings in September to help ease the transition into Middle Grades.
  • If you have not yet filled out registration paperwork, please visit THIS LINK to make an appointment.

Fall 2018 Open Houses – dates will be posted in August!

All students and families interested in attending an Open House session must register through the links below and present an EventBrite ticket upon entry to the event.

Please know that space is limited and that Open Houses fill up quickly. Only one EventBrite ticket is needed per family. One ticket accommodates the visiting student + 2 family members. We can NOT accomodate more family members than student +2.

  • October Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • October Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • October Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • November Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • November Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm