For admissions to the 2020-2021 school year, the Eagle Academy for Young Men is an Educational Option school. This means that prospective 9th grade applicants will need to bring ELA/Math test scores, report cards, and attendance records to the interview, if available.



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19th--10:30-1:00pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22nd--5:30-7:30pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd--10:30-1:00pm

Incoming 9th graders must bring their 7th grade:

+++ Final Report cards

+++Attendance records and

+++ NYS ELA and Math exam scores.

Incoming 9th graders will have a brief interview and complete a writing sample. For more information or to RSVP, contact Ms. Browne, our Parent Coordinator via email at or call her at

(718) 466-8000 ext. 1087.

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.

Contact Information

To reach someone who works with admissions, contact (718) 466-8000 and listen for the admissions options from the main menu.

Or, you can send an email to

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 PIN numbers to register for are available at your current school. The MS application code is X231L.
  • For current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students wishing to transfer into the middle school mid-year, you must contact 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

ALL HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS MUST ATTEND AN OPEN HOUSE AND PARTICIPATE IN A WRITING SAMPLE SESSION AND AN INTERVIEW. This is a change for the admissions process for the FALL 2019 application season. The following items are required to be brought to the open house:

  • Most recent NYS ELA/Math test scores.
  • Most recent report card.
  • Attendance records.

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, and X99W for existing Eagle 8th graders. To transfer to Eagle for the 11th or 12th grade, contact to ensure we have available seats, and then visit a Family Welcome Center.

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.

School Overview

The mission of The Eagle Academy for Young Men is to develop young men committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, strong character, and responsible leadership. We are a college-preparatory school focused and committed to the school’s guiding principles of: Academic Excellence, Mentoring, Leadership, Integrity, Character Development, and Community Service. We are part of a network of six all-male schools across the New York City area which work in collaboration to support the needs of our community and our young men. Our scholars are provided rigorous academic opportunities including advanced placement courses, CUNY College Now courses, and senior year off-site daytime internships. We have a long-established history of strong family engagement with a highly active parent association. We partner with parents to educate the whole child, and provide regular community-based parent workshops open to all families. We prepare our students to join the ranks of future leaders in society. Our scholars are expected to conduct themselves professionally, wear uniforms, and participate in cultural rituals as part of their normal school routines. Professionals from a wide array of careers act as mentors to provide scholarship and internship opportunities; they are successful male role models who partner with students in their development inside and outside of the classroom environment. Each fall, Eagle Academy hosts the All Male College Fair, and combined with regular college visits, our scholars are exposed to representatives from nearly one hundred colleges throughout their high school experience.

Each year, Eagle Academy receives over 1,500 applications for about 100 available seats.

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 3, 2018. High school applications are due to their guidance counselors no later than December 3, 2018. Families must attend an open house on either November 10, 2018 or November 13, 2018.

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.