Early adolescence is a time of remarkable physical, mental and social growth. Children begin to distance themselves from adults and turn to their peers to learn about the world. Middle schools need to provide a strong sense of community with an academic setting that accommodates the unique learning styles of 11 to 14 year old children. This section will help you learn about the different types of middle schools in New York City as well as help you navigate the public and private middle school admissions process.
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Before you look at different middle schools, you need to understand your child’s educational profile as well as clarify your family's educational goals and practical concerns. This section will help you ask the right questions to identify the characteristics of schools that will best suit your child's and family's needs.