Admissions

 OUR FALL 2018 OPEN HOUSE DATES (FOR 6TH GRADE 2019-20) ARE NOW POSTED UNDER THE ADMISSIONS TAB. 

5TH GRADE FAMILIES INTERESTED IN EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
ARE ASSIGNED AN OPEN HOUSE DATE ACCORDING TO THEIR CURRENT DISTRICT 2 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
NO RESERVATION OR RSVP REQUIRED FOR GENERAL SESSIONS
RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR ICT INFORMATION SESSION

 

East Side Middle School (MS 114) is a screened school located in District 2 in Manhattan. In order to be considered for admission, 5th grade students residing in District 2, or students who currently attend a District 2 public elementary school,  must list East Side Middle School (MS 114) among their choices on the DOE Middle School Choice Application.

Applicants will be screened based on their academic report card and performance on the most recent New York State Math and ELA tests.  Contact us if your child is missing a state test score or if he/she took a non-standardized test.  We do not accept applications with more than 10 latenesses or more than 15 unexcused absences.  If your child has extenuating circumstances for extensive latenesses or absences, your current school must provide appropriate documentation.

For the 2019-20 school year, 17% of incoming 6th grade seats at ESMS will be prioritized for District 2 students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.

To learn more about East Side Middle School, prospective students and parents are invited to attend one of our Open House evenings held in the fall. Open House dates are organized according to your current elementary school in District 2. Our Fall 2018 Open House Schedule is now published under our website's ADMISSIONS tab.

If your child is an ICT student, a special Information Session will be held for parents on Wednesday, November 14, at 9:00am, regarding ICT admissions.  Please see the FALL 2018 OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE, under our Admissions tab, for further details.

All questions regarding admissions should be directed to:

Lori McDermott
East Side Middle School
331 East 91st Street
New York City 10128

Email: esms.lori@gmail.com
Phone: 212-360-0114

To see a map of District 2 or to learn more about Middle School Admissions in New York City, please click here for the Department of Education's website.