Applying to ELMS



All students must apply through the online application.  The application process begins in early 2018 for the 2018-19 school year.

Criteria to Apply to ELMS

Based on a variety of academic and socio-emotional factors.

•Student must be a resident of the City of Syracuse.
 

•Student must be a current 5th grader entering 6th grade in September 2018.
 

•Successful completion of online application.

•Student demonstrates one or more of the following :
 

1. Strong interpersonal/leadership skills

2. An interest in being involved in project-based learning opportunities and working in small groups with peers.

3. Have other challenges or concerns that put the student at-risk for low academic performance or social isolation.
 

•Successfully participate in an interview.