As a tuition-free public charter high school, Broome Street Academy (BSA) is devoted to providing its students with the necessary skills and support to achieve post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes. We are located in Community School District 2 in Soho. We accept applications from students from all five boroughs in New York City in grades 9–12.
What We Offer
Are you looking for a school that…
Promotes strong relationships among staff, students, and families?
Supports students academically, emotionally, and socially in a safe, supportive, and stable environment?
Offers a full athletics program, clubs, and after-school activities?
Is committed to providing ALL students with a high-quality education that is focused on:
DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)
Academic Rigor (challenging curriculum and AP courses)
In partnership with The Door, BSA students are empowered to reach their full potential and have access to comprehensive healthcare, counseling, college advisement, tutoring, jobs, internships, legal services, arts, recreation, and more! If you are, connect with us through a variety of virtual and in-person options.
How to Apply
BSA 9th Grade Lottery & Transfer Students
Admission into the 9th grade at Broome Street Academy Charter High School is conducted through a lottery system. Students are eligible for the 9th-Grade Lottery if they are a first-time 9th-grade student and have never been enrolled in high school.
In-coming 9th-grade students and transfer students can apply online via the button below, or by downloading the paper applications using one of the links below.
Ready to Apply?APPLY NOW!Student Admissions Application (EN) Forma De Aplicación Del Estudiante (ES)
Students who apply after the Lottery deadline will be placed on the Wait List and contacted in the order in which their application was received. BSA gives preference in the Lottery to students who fall into one or more of the following categories:
Has a sibling currently attending BSA
Is currently homeless or transitionally housed
Has ever received any sort of preventive services
Has ever been in foster care
Has attended an underperforming junior high school
Resides in Community School District 2
The Office of Admissions is currently planning virtual and in-person events for prospective students. Please keep an eye on this page for details.
2023–2024 School Year
Thursday, August 31, 2023—Summer Bridge: First day of school for new students
Tuesday, September 5, 2023—First day of school for returning students
Deadline for 2024–2025 School Year
Monday, April 1, 2024—9th Grade Lottery Application Deadline
Saturday, April 6, 2024—9th Grade Lottery
If you have already been accepted into the school, congratulations! Please fill out and return the enrollment packet within two weeks of acceptance. If families miss the deadline to submit the Enrollment Packet, the student will be placed on the Wait List and their seat will be offered to another student.New Student Enrollment Checklist (EN)
The following documents must be included in order for an Enrollment Packet to be complete:
The student’s birth certificate
The students final 8th grade report card (Lottery students) or transcript (Transfer Students)
A proof of residency (utility bill, lease agreement, bank statement, valid NYS license or ID)
An updated physical and the student’s immunization records
The student’s Individualized Education Plan (if applicable)