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5th Grade Middle School Admissions Information

Updated: Oct 20, 2023

Dear 5th Grade Families, Middle School applications are now open. You will have until Friday, December 8th, to submit your ranked list in your MySchools account. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REMINDERS

  • The Middle School Admissions Team from the Office of Student Enrollment has shared live virtual information sessions about applying to middle school. See info in the shaded box below.

  • Your Middle School Admissions Welcome letter with your MySchools account creation code was backpacked home with your child last week.

    • Please note that the listed Official Class is NOT your child's PS 29 class/room number. Official Class 501 is Mr. Gerloff, Official Class 502 is Ms. Monica, and Official Class 503 is Ms. Ghoshhajra and Ms. Stephanie.

  • You can now set up your MySchools account and add your child. You will need:

    • The account creation code (listed in the Welcome letter)

    • Your child's ID number (listed in the Welcome letter on the top right corner)

  • Random lottery numbers will be available to you on your MySchools account once you start your application.

  • Note the in-person tour sign ups that are currently available below.


  • October 11th: Middle School Applications open on MySchools

  • November 10th: Request for Testing for Mark Twain due in MySchools

  • December 8th: Deadline to submit auditions to MySchools

  • December 8th: Deadline to apply to Middle School

  • April 3rd: Offers released and waitlists open


  • PS 29 Middle School Admissions meeting presentation slides here

  • PS 29 Requests for Records and Recommendation Letters for Private School Admissions here

We are sharing two important updates:

  • D15 will hold a virtual district-wide Middle School admissions fair on Thursday, October 26th from 6:00-7:30 pm. Please see the event flyer for registration information. NOTE: We are aware that there are some schools not listed on the flyer. We are awaiting an updated version and will share it with you as soon as we receive it.

  • District 15 is also pleased to announce the opening of a new Middle School, MS 428 next fall. Please see the the MS 428 flyer inviting you to virtual sessions where you will hear all about what this school has to offer. Please let us know if you have any questions! Warmly, PS 29 Admissions Team Rebecca, Dawn and Olivia

See SCHOOL TOUR information below.

More details and support can be found here in the message we emailed home last week.

FALL, 2023 MIDDLE SCHOOL TOUR SIGN UPS We will send periodic updates and continue to add to this list as tours are announced on middle school websites.

ANDERSON SCHOOL (citywide) open house sign up here BOERUM HILL SCHOOL (BHS) open house sign up here BROOKLYN COLLABORATIVE (BCS) open house sign up here BROOKLYN PROSPECT CHARTER SCHOOL (charter) open house sign up here BROOKLYN URBAN GARDEN SCHOOL (charter) virtual programming information here CHARLES DEWEY MIDDLE SCHOOL ​(MS 136) tour sign up by appointment only. Call (718) 840-1950 HARBOR MIDDLE SCHOOL open house sign up here INSTITUTE FOR COLLABORATIVE EDUCATION (ICE) open house sign up here Mark Twain audition and virtual programming information here MS 442 open house sign up here MS 447 open house information here (no sign up needed) and zoom link here MS 51 open house sign up here MS 839 virtual Q&A sign up here MS 88 open house sign up here NEST + M (citywide) self-guided tour sign up here NEW VOICES virtual programming information here PARK SLOPE COLLEGIATE open house sign up here PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL audition information here SUNSET PARK PREP open house sign up here


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