upper grade admissions

Thank you for your interest in the Upper Grades at NEST+m, a citywide Gifted & Talented program.  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:

NESTm Upper Grades Admissions Rubric 2017-18

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

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Registration Links for our Fall Open Houses are now live:

All students and families interested in attending 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 – (student +2). We can NOT accommodate more than two adults with each visiting child

October 3rd Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm

October 11th Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm (Just added!)

October 19th Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm (more seats open!)

November 2nd Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm

November 4 – Saturday Open House Session 1 (9:00am – 10:30am)

November 4 – Saturday Open House Session 2 (11:00am – 12:30pm)

November 4 – Saturday Open House Session 3 (1:00pm – 2:30pm) Just added!

November 20th Open House – 5:30pm – 7:00pm (more tickets now available!)


Upper Grades Tours (NEW!) – In addition to the above Open Houses, we will be hosting student-led tours of our building with a brief info session for families on the following dates (Registration is necessary and one event-brite ticket will be required per student +2 family members). Please click on the registration link below and print your event brite ticket for the event. Please note that these events are led by our students!

Thursday, October 12 (3:00pm – 3:45pm)

Thursday, October 17 (3:00pm – 3:45pm)

Thursday, October 24 (3:00pm – 3:45pm)

Tuesday, November 14 (3:00pm – 3:45pm)

Tuesday, November 21 (3:00pm – 3:45pm)