The Admissions Process
The Eagle Academy for Young Men is a New York City Department of Education public school and follows all admissions procedures of the NYCDOE. Prospective students and parents must attend an open house (see the red box above for dates) in addition to submitting an official NYCDOE application to his current guidance counselor.
Middle School Admissions for NYC Students
For current NYC 5th grade students wishing to attend in 6th grade, YOU MUST ATTEND AN OPEN HOUSE and submit a Middle School Choice Application through myschools.nyc. PIN numbers to register for myschools.nyc are available at your current school. The MS application code is X231L. Open House dates will be posted later in the fall.
For current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students wishing to transfer into the middle school mid-year, you must contact email@example.com directly to set up an appointment to ensure we have space. Transfers can happen at any time for current middle school students wishing to immediately change schools.
High School Admissions for NYC Students
High school admissions are available for seats in the 9th and 10th grades. All high school applicants must attend an interview and submit a writing sample. The following items are required to be brought to the open house:
Most recent NYS ELA/Math test scores. (Exempted for applicants for the 2021-2022 school year)
Most recent report card.
ALL HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATIONS FOR 9TH AND 10TH GRADE MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA MYSCHOOLS.NYC. YOUR CURRENT SCHOOL WILL HAVE PIN NUMBERS TO REGISTER FOR THAT SITE. The application code for HS applications is X99X for new students. To transfer to Eagle for the 11th or 12th grade, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure we have available seats, and then visit a Family Welcome Center. We can not handle transfers directly.
Admissions for Non-NYC Students
For all admissions from outside of New York City, families must visit a Family Welcome Center. For more information, visit a Family Welcome Center.
The Eagle Academy for Young Men is a NYC Department of Education school. All policies regarding NYCDOE schools apply to the Eagle Academy.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will my son receive transportation?
Scholars at Eagle Academy receive MetroCards, based on eligibility pursuant to the regulations of the Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT). Eagle Academy does not provide yellow busing for any scholar except for special education students who have transportation on their IEPs. View the OPT website for additional information.
What are the deadlines?
Middle school applications are due to guidance counselors no later than December 1, 2020. High school applications are due to their guidance counselors no later than December 1, 2020. Families must attend an open house during the fall, which will be conducted virtually.
How will I be notified if he was placed at Eagle?
Notices of placement at the Eagle Academy for Young Men are made through your son's guidance counselor at his current school. If you are wondering if your son was placed us, please check with your son's guidance counselor. Once a student is placed with us by the NYC Department of Education, he is guaranteed to attend here in the fall unless you decide to appeal the decision and put him elsewhere. We mail letters home in late May/early June once our admissions lists are finalized by the NYCDOE.