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

You can apply to NEST+m Upper 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.

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


Information for Incoming NEST+m Upper Grade Students

  • Orientation for Upper Grades students entering NEST+m in September 2018 was held on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:15pm – 7:00pm.
  • If you have not yet filled out registration paperwork, please visit THIS LINK to make an appointment.

Registration Links for Fall 2018 Open Houses – will be posted in August