Trying to choose where to send your child for Middle School is not an
easy decision. In fact, it might be one of the most important decisions
you will ever make on behalf of your child.
Experts agree that the life-long study habits learned during the middle
school years are the very skills necessary for success later in life.
You want a superior school that is safe, where the teachers are
dedicated, hard-working, and passionate about your child's
accomplishments, and has a proven, time-tested track record of
Since 1982 the PACE ACADEMY has attracted, educated, and graduated
thousands of New York City's best and most ambitious students. Our
graduates have gone on to attend New York most select public and
private high schools and our nation's most prestigious and esteemed
colleges and universities. Our alumni have established themselves in
the fields of Science, the Law, Business, Education, Technology, Public
Service, and Medicine. Many have said that their PACE ACADEMY education
was their launching pad to success. The PACE ACADEMY offers your child
a rigorous, demanding education that is absolutely second to none.
A TRADITION OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
The PACE ACADEMY proffers an enriched, challenging and accelerated
three year course of study for the college bound student. Students
receive intensive instruction in mathematics, science and technology,
as well as a broad experience in the humanities, including literature,
history, drama, and music.
A warm and supportive family atmosphere, designed to nurture and
encourage, is an essential part of everything that we do. Our students
enjoy the benefits of individualized attention, intensive guidance, and
an established, caring, and enthusiastic teachers. The PACE ACADEMY
takes great pride in the vast accomplishments of our many students and
We invite you to apply and have your child be part of our large, growing, and very special family.
THE ADMISSION PROCESS
The PACE ACADEMY is an "Honors" Program open to select elementary
school students (5th and 6th grade) throughout District 10. Students
are chosen on the basis of interest, elementary school records, and
standardized test scores, interviews, and recommendations from
teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators. In addition,
students must have an excellent record of attendance, punctuality and
behavior. YOU MUST LIVE IN DISTRICT 10 IN ORDER TO APPLY!
In general, PACE ACADEMY students score in the high third or fourth level on standardized math and reading tests.
Enrolling your son or daughter in the PACE ACADEMY is an investment in
their future, one that will pay dividends in high school, college, and
career. If you would like your child to apply, have them request an
application from their teacher or Guidance Counselor. Return the
completed application to their teacher. If you would like further
information, or if you would like to arrange a visit, please call Mr.
Kurtz at 718 584-2568.
- Mini-school within M.S. 118X
- Team clusters within each grade
- 6th grade interconnected classrooms
- A family atmosphere of caring and success
- A proven tradition of academic excellence
- Enrichment in all subject areas
- Coaching for high school entrance exams
- Intensive and individual high school selection counseling
- Opportunity to take high school regents exams while in 8th grade
- Developmentally responsive to students ages 10-14
- Educational continuity across the grades
- Direct phone, fax, and Email contact with the PACE ACADEMY office
- State of the art computer facilities
- National Championship winning Chess Team
- Environmental Awareness Program at Manice Education in Massachusetts
SOME OF THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED BY OUR ALUMNI:
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
New York University
University of Virginia
Penn State University
...and many, many more