Are you over the age of 13? Have you not yet completed eighth grade? Students like you have found that small class settings have helped them succeed. The DOE —offers several programs and schools for students in middle school who are over age for their assigned grade level: ReStart Academy, New Direction’s Secondary School, and AIM Charter School.
ReStart Academy has locations throughout the city. To start the application process, contact the Academy you are interested in to find out if space is available.
ReStart Academy at Mott Haven Community HS
455 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10455
718-503-5340 Ext 5102
ReStart Academy at DuBois HS
402 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11235
ReStart Academy at Maxwell HS
145 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
718-345-7621 Ext 5291
ReStart Academy at George Washington Campus
549 Audubon Avenue, Room 254
New York, NY 10040
ReStart Academy at Orchard Collegiate
220 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002
212-406-9411 Ext 135
ReStart Academy at August Martin Campus
156-10 Baisley Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
ReStart Academy at Channel View School for Research
100-00 Beach Channel Dr
Rockaway Park, NY 11694
718-634-1070 Ext 1312
New Directions Secondary School
New Directions Secondary School is a Bronx-based middle and high school for students who are at least one year over age for their expected grade level.
Learn more about admissions into New Directions on their school page.
AIM Charter Schools provide seats for some middle school students. There are two locations: