Admissions Criteria 2022-2023

FMHS will continue to use screened admissions for the 2022-23 admissions cycle.

    • FMHS is enrolled in the NYC Diversity in Admissions initiative and ranking of applicants to the FMHS Class of 2026 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 online "interview" form completed by applicants 
      • 20% of ranking based on middle school grades

During the admissions cycle, our Parent Coordinator, Caren Austen (ms.austen@fmhsnyc.orgOpens in a new browser tab) is the liaison for questions and Mr. Javier, our 9th grade counselor for specific student concerns. Please contact Caren Austen if you have trouble accessing the online admissions essay/video.

Online Admissions Essay/Video 2022-2023

Please use your child's current school email OR a personal Gmail account to access and complete the online essay/video. 
 
Applicants can respond to the essay questions one of two ways: by uploading a typed answer OR by uploading a video response.
Typed essays should be at least 250 words in length. Video submissions must be no more than 2 minutes long. 
Please note- The deadline for the essay/ video submission has been extended until March 18th!
 
PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME, CURRENT SCHOOL, AND GRADE ON ALL YOUR TYPED ESSAYS/VIDEOS.
 

Online Admissions Essay/Video 2022-2023

 2022 PUBLIC Rubric for Admissions.pdf 

Solicitud de admisión virtual 2022-2023

Utilice el correo electrónico de la escuela actual de su hijo/hija O utilice una cuenta personal de Gmail para acceder y completar el ensayo/video.

Los solicitantes pueden responder de dos maneras: enviando un ensayo escrito o enviando una respuesta en video.
Los ensayos deben tener al menos 250 palabras. Las respuestas de video no deben tener más de 2 minutos de duración.

Tenga en cuenta: ¡la fecha límite para la presentación de ensayos / videos se ha extendido hasta el 18 de marzo!

POR FAVOR INCLUYA SU NOMBRE COMPLETO, ESCUELA ACTUAL Y GRADO EN TODOS SUS ENSAYOS/VIDEOS.

Solicitud de admisión virtual 2022-2023

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