We will be holding a Zoom Open House on Wednesday, January 27th at 6 to introduce you to our school, and to share updated admissions information. 
The Open House Event is at Capacity

All Open House events are recorded and available for your viewing on our Youtube Channel

Find our 2021 Virtual Orientation and more on our NYC Lab School Youtube channel!”

Every 8th grade student residing in the five boroughs of New York City is eligible to apply to the NYC LAB School.

Admissions Rubric – Screened Program

Lab is open to all 8th graders city-wide who meet the following academic qualifications:

  • Singular Composite Average of 85+
  • 50% – Average of 6th grade core classes on final report card 

  • 50% – Average of 7th grade core classes on progress report 

  • All students meeting the threshold are considered equally and randomly

  • There are no Geographic Priorities                                    
  • “Lab participates in the NYCDOE Diversity in Admissions program (DIA) : 66% of seats for students who meet the academic qualifications (above) and whose families qualify for free/reduced lunch.
You can find more information on this current Admissions Season in the Youtube video below:

If you have any questions, please email us at

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