Admissions Criteria 2023-2024

FMHS will continue to use screened admissions for the 2023-24 admissions cycle.

    • FMHS is enrolled in the NYC Diversity in Admissions initiative and ranking of applicants to the FMHS Class of 2027 will prioritize 66% of seats for students eligible for free / reduced lunch programs.

    • FMHS admissions rubric for this year is based on the following criteria:

      • 80% of ranking based on completion of in-person interview/essays form completed by applicants 

      • 20% of ranking based on middle school grades

During the admissions cycle, our Parent Coordinator, Caren Austen ( is the liaison for questions and Mr. Javier, our 9th grade School Counselor, for specific student concerns. 

Open House & Student Interview/Essay Dates

Open House Dates for Students & Families 

Open house information will be forthcoming.



Fechas para la visita escolar y entrevistas/ensayos

Visita escolar para estudiantes y families



Open House December 2021 / January 2022

You can find the presentation we hosted for fall 2022 admissions.  Open House 2022.pptx 

Open House Updates

Please use the presentations and video links on this page to get a sense of FMHS. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to post the recording we made at this time. 


Students and Parent Share Impressions of FMHS


Open House 6 de enero de 2021

Puede encontrar la presentación que organizamos el 6 de enero de 2021 aquí.

Spanish Open House 2021 1.pdf