Middle Grade 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)
Total Seats: 120 (General Education: 110 / Students with Disabilities: 10)
Anticipated 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 2022 - 2023
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.
Virtual Tour: November 7th: 6:00pm
Visit our Welcome Events webpage for the webinar link.
Application dates and links
- Application Opens: October 26th
- Application Closes: December 1st
- Application Portal: MySchools
HOW TO APPLY
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.
Helpful links for applicants
- Watch this video to learn how students receive offers
- Presentation for Families from the Office of Student Enrollment
- Presentation for Families from NEST+m
If you have questions regarding Middle Grades Admissions, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
Admissions criteria: screened Middle Grades program.
Sibling Priority: none.
Families should be thinking about which schools will be a good fit for their child in terms of culture, course offerings, etc. Families may list up to 12 middle school programs in their true order of preference on the application.
- Families may learn more at the middle school admissions page on the DOE website. Families may also sign up to receive admissions alerts.
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.