Admissions

The Eagle Academy for Young Men is a NYC Department of Education school. All policies regarding NYCDOE schools apply.

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 scholars and parents must attend an open house in addition to submitting an official NYCDOE application to his current guidance counselor.

Information for 2022-2023 School Year

UPDATE: our virtual open house is Tuesday, February 8 at 6pm. The registration link is below.

Updated 1/27/22

Announcements

Virtual Open House - February 8 at 6pm

Our virtual open house is on Tuesday, February 8 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm on Zoom when we finalize the new date(s). All families wishing to apply to Eagle are strongly encouraged to attend! You must register in advance for the meeting. Click here to register for the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvduqppjgjG9Kxp04a-STuBIlGsZVbOFYg

Deadlines for Admissions

The NYC Department of Education has announced the timelines for admissions applications:

  • Middle School: applications will open in MySchools the week of January 10 and are due the week of February 28. Our middle school code is X231L.

  • High School: applications will open in MySchools in late January (TBD) and are due early March (TBD). Our high school program code is X99X.

Admissions for Middle School Scholars

For Current NYC Department of Education Students

Current Grade 5 Students Applying for Grade 6 for Next School Year

All applications for admission MUST submitted through the MySchools.nyc portal. Follow these steps to submit an application:

  1. Get a MySchools.nyc account creation letter from your current grade 5 guidance counselor, and create your account.

    • Ask your current grade 5 guidance counselor for the code.

    • If your guidance counselor can not get your account creation letter, email MSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

  2. Submit an application to Eagle using the admissions code X231L.

  3. After the application deadline, we will reach out to families to arrange a school visit. We can not see applicants prior to the application deadline.


Current Grade 6, 7, or 8 Students Applying for Immediate Transfer

Families wishing to transfer during this school year into grades 6, 7, or 8 should contact us at contact@eaglebronx.org with your son's name, date of birth, and current school. We will reply with additional information on the transfer process.

Admissions for High School Scholars

For Current NYC Department of Education Students

Current Grade 8 or 9 Students Applying for Grades 9 or 10 for Next School Year

All applications for admission MUST submitted through the MySchools.nyc portal. Follow these steps to submit an application:

  1. Get a MySchools.nyc account creation letter from your current grade 5 guidance counselor, and create your account.

    • Ask your current grade 8 or 9 guidance counselor for the code.

    • If your guidance counselor can not get your account creation letter, email HSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

  2. Submit an application to Eagle using the admissions code X99X.

  3. After the application deadline, we will reach out to families to arrange a school visit. We can not see applicants prior to the application deadline.

Application Requirements:

  • All high school applications must come in for an interview and provide a writing sample.

  • We will contact families to arrange these after the application deadline.


Current High School Students in Grades 10, 11, and 12 for Transfer

Eagle Academy can not directly admit high school students per the policy of the New York City Department of Education. All requests must be done through the Family Welcome Centers.

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?

Admissions dates for the 2022-2023 school year application have not yet been determined by the NYCDOE. Families must attend an open house during the fall, which will be conducted tentatively in person.

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.