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Entering 9th Grade

Open House video for prospective MS and HS families coming soon.  In the meantime, check out this video and the rest of our website.

There are different procedures for the middle and the high school application. Each process is described separately—middle school (sixth grade) and high school (ninth grade)

**Admission tours and admission criteria subject to change for the 2021/2022 school year**

Students from all New York City school districts are eligible to apply to the SOF high school. However, we give priority to District 2 students

Procedures for Entrance into Ninth Grade

Tour dates for the 2021-2022 School year will be announced on ourwebsite in November 2020(subject to change)

Step 1: Come to an Open House(subject to change)
SOF hosts two open houses in the fall. Please understand that because the open houses have limited capacity, applicants will be booked in a date and time order (first come first served).

As of Fall 2019, School of the Future does not interview applicants for admission. Attendance at an open house or school tour is not required and does not impact admissions decisions: attendance at these events will not be recorded.

Application Process

Applicants must rank School of the Future in myschools application

Portfolio –

Your portfolio folder should include the following items.

You can drop portfolios off in main lobby with security guard from 7:30-4pm or mail to the school.  Make sure to have HS admissions written on the envelope .

1) Student work sample – One graded paper or project written for  humanities in 7th or 8th grade.

– It should include the teacher’s comments and or be graded.

2) A transcript or most recent report card which should show attendance.

3) A piece you are proud of which may consist of an original essay, math project, science lab, original artwork, etc.

(Please note any student work or information submitted will not be returned to the student.)

Thank you. Good luck!


Click here for current Admissions Rubric for 2020-2021 school year.