8th Grade Academy

Welcome to 8th Grade!

We are excited to have you in the 8th Grade Walt Whitman community. Stay tuned for more information.

New York City High School Application Are Opening the Week of January 24, 2022

Please be sure to check out the NYC DOE Page dedicated to the High School Selection Process for Updates!

  • The high school application will open during the week of January 24, 2022, and the deadline to apply will be March 1, 2022. 
  • In late January, we're hosting Part 2 of our high school admissions virtual events series. Join us and learn how to build and submit your high school application, how offers are made, and more! Part 1 of this series was hosted in the fall––you can watch a captioned recording of that event here. 
  • Interested in applying to arts (audition) programs? Learn how to start preparing for auditions now, including for Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, NYC's audition Specialized High School, on our Auditions page

High School Selection Process

Questions/Cooncerns?

Please feel free to reach out to our 8th-grade guidance counselor (Ms. Baptiste) if you have questions/concerns about the High School Selection Process.

805 Teachers

Ms. Cross
Ms. Blonstein
Ms. Fearon
Mr. Adams
Ms. Nzekio
Ms. Simon

806 Teachers

Ms. Cross
Ms. Cain
Ms. Blonstein
Ms. Gall
Ms. Timothee

901 Teachers

Ms. Nzekio
Mr. Adams
Ms. Caughman
Mr. Maglorie
Ms. Blostien
Mr. Cordaro
Mr. Thornhill

902 Teachers

Ms. Nzekio
Mr. Adams
Ms. Caughman
Mr. Maglorie
Ms. Blonstein
Mr. Cordaro
Mr. Thornhill

Schedules