Middle School Programs

We are proud to announce that Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development have chosen Manhattan Youth to provide publicly funded middle school programs in 21 District 2 and District 3 middle schools! (Grades 6 to 8.)  In addition to I.S. 289, I.S. 276, Salk School of Science, the Clinton School for Writers and Artist, Quest to Learn, the Ella Baker School, the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) and East Side Middle School starting in September 2015, we will provide a broad menu of extracurricular activities for middle school students at Lower Manhattan Community School, Computer School, the Anderson School, Simon Baruch Middle School, Yorkville East, City Knoll and NYC Lab Middle School for Collaborative Studies! Working closely with the principal and faculty of each school, we have assembled a program that supports the culture and curriculum of each school. We provide a complete extracurricular program, including interscholastic sports teams, school plays, STEM, literacy and arts enrichment activities,  and daily homework support.

Middle-School After-School Program activities vary per school. To see the activities available for your child's school, please select the appropriate school below.

IS 289IS 276SalkClinton Quest to LearnElla BakerPPAS ESMS City Knoll LAB The Computer School The Anderson School Yorkville East LMC Spruce Street Simon BaruchCity School of ArtsWest End Secondary School47 American Sign Language and English SchoolThe Center SchoolSchool of the Future



MY Film IntensiveMiddle School Summer ProgramBasketball CampComedy Camp

Manhattan Youth Players
MY PlayersOur middle-school theater troupes stage full-length theatrical productions every semester. From Shakespeare and Shaw to contemporary musicals and original student work, these teens are immersed in a real, professional process, peforming for their peers as well as for the general public.

Tickets are available on our Performances page.
Middle School Sports


Manhattan Youth handles all aspects of the competitive sports teams. Any student who signs up for team sports activities will play competitive games against other NYC middle schools. These athletes will wear uniforms representing their schools and Manhattan Youth.

Click here for middle school team game schedules.