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East-West School of International Studies

BEN SHERMAN, PRINCIPAL
Total Students: 657
Grades: 6-12

Our highly qualified educational team prepares students for professional careers in an international world, as we believe a thorough understanding of Asia and a firm academic foundation are important to be competitive in the world. Our diverse students experience rigorous and differentiated curricula while in a safe and supportive school culture. Students also become experts in Asian culture and language, in addition to fulfilling and exceeding their NYS Regents requirements.

2 cool things about East-West

  • Students can choose to study Japanese, Korean or Chinese.
  • There are opportunities for summer study abroad in Asia as well as local partnerships/internships for students.

2 things you should know about coming here

  • There is a dress code.
  • Mentoring opportunities are available.

How to get in

This school has a limited, unscreened admissions policy. Priority is given to continuing 8th grade students, then to NYC residents who sign in at an information session and then to all NYC residents. Please contact the school for Open House dates and times.


East-West School of International Studies is a host school for the New Visions-Hunter College Math & Science Teacher Residency.