Middle School Guided Search

If you answer a few questions, we’ll help you sort through hundreds of schools to find the best options for your child. Let’s get started.

The city is divided into 32 school districts, and children are guaranteed a seat somewhere in their district (but not necessarily the school closest to home). A few districts have zoned schools; most offer school choice. You may also apply to schools outside your district.

What is your home address?

Where does your child attend elementary school?

Why this matters

Do you want to consider charter schools?

What are charter schools?

Are you interested in citywide schools, which include gifted and talented programs?

What are citywide programs?

What boroughs are you interested in? (optional)

Do any of these special situations apply to you?

What is an IEP?

What is most important to you?

(You may change the way your results are sorted on the next page.)