For 5th grade families
5th grade students who reside in or attend school in District 9 or District 10 are eligible to apply to any of MS 118's academies through the NYC DOE middle school application process. Applicants to one or both of the Honors Academies at MS 118: Pace and Spectrum are expected to come to MS 118 in January or February to take a written exam (reading and writing, and math) and be interviewed by a member of the MS 118 staff.
Admissions decisions for the Honors Academies at MS 118: Pace and Spectrum are based on the following criteria:
- 4th grade New York State Test Scores (ELA and Math)
- 4th grade final report card grades
- 4th grade attendance
- Interview conducted by a member of the MS 118 staff
- Pace & Spectrum exam (reading and writing, and math)