Middle School Mentoring Program

Connecting middle school students with older peers to guide, support, and mentor them with the NYC high school application process.

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NYC High School Mentors

Olivia

12th Grader

English
  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts
  • Public
  • Manhattan
  • Upper West Side

Ashley

12th Grader

English
  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts
  • Public
  • Manhattan
  • Upper West Side

Conor

9th Grader

English
  • Xavier High School
  • Private
  • Manhattan
  • The Flatiron District

Ryan

12th Grader

English
  • Xavier High School
  • Private
  • Manhattan
  • The Flatiron District

NYC Middle School Mentees

Emma

7th Grader

  • Female
  • Brooklyn
  • Intermediate School 318 Eugeno Maria de Hostos
  • Public

Isaiah

6th Grader

  • Male
  • Manhattan
  • Upper West Success Academy Charter School
  • Public

George

6th Grader

  • Male
  • Queens
  • J.H.S. 190 Russell Sage
  • Public

Jeremiah

8th Grader

  • Male
  • Brooklyn
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School
  • Public

IXL Learning

IXL learning reshapes the teaching and learning process of children as it basses on the power of technology, elegant and creative solutions to seemingly intractable problems.

NYC Mentors.org uses the IXL Continuous Diagnostic to create a personalized action plan for each student.
With these recommended skills, you have a simple way to differentiate instruction, fill individual knowledge gaps, and facilitate meaningful progress.

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NYC Dream High Schools

Bronx High School of Science A+
Bronx High School of Science
Public
9-12
Bronx
Kingsbridge Heights
Staten Island Technical High School A+
Staten Island Technical High School
Public
9-12
Staten Island
New Dorp
Eleanor Roosevelt High School A+
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Public
9-12
Manhattan
Lenox Hill
Brooklyn Technical High School A+
Brooklyn Technical High School
Public
9-12
Brooklyn
Fort Greene
Townsend Harris High School A+
Townsend Harris High School
Public
9-12
Queens
Kew Gardens Hills
Beacon High School A-
Beacon High School
Public
9-12
Manhattan
Upper West Side
Xavier High School NR
Xavier High School
Private
9-12
Manhattan
The Flatiron District
Stuyvesant High School A+
Stuyvesant High School
Public
9-12
Manhattan
Battery Park City

Mentee Yearlong Plans

6th Grade

  • Getting adjusted to middle school
  • Beginning test prep for high school exams
  • Joining extra-curricular activities and beginning a portfolio
  • Maintaining a good report card throughout the year
  • Figuring out some of the schools the student would like to go to

7th Grade

  • Attending high school open houses
  • Finalizing a high school list
  • Figuring out the tests needed for high schools
  • Continuing to be active in extracurricular activities and developing a portfolio
  • Maintaining a good report card throughout the year

8th Grade

  • Maintaining a good report card before application deadline (and afterwards as well)
  • Creating a plan with deadlines for the schools the student is applying to
  • Writing high school essays and doing practice interviews
  • Finishing applications and polishing up portfolios