Prospective Students

                        Excellence - Innovation - Collaboration  

Nestled in the heart of Astoria, IS 141 is a zoned school providing rigorous academics in a supportive environment. IS 141 has embraced the Burgess' teaching philosophy, PIRATE, the acronym for Passion, Immersion into the process, Rapport building, Asking & Analyzing, Transformation and Enthusiasm in the educational process. 


Open House Events

Admissions Method

IS 141 is a zoned school with open admissions for non-zoned students in District 30 through the Middle School Application process.  There are two admissions methods: Zone program and the Magnet Program for Advanced Mathematics, Technology, and Environmental Engineering (Magnet).  Regardless of the admissions method, students are placed in the appropriate class, i.e. accelerated, core, ICT, or 12-1 class setting.  Please note that the Magnet program refers to a method of admissions and not to a specific program at IS 141.

Middle School Application (MySchools):

Notification of Offer & Waitlist

Students will be notified if they have received an offer to attend IS 141 on their MySchools account, which is accessed via  If a student is on the waitlist, the student will be notified of a seat offer once it is available via the MySchools Account.  For information regarding waitlists, please visit

   Over-the-Counter Registration for Zone Students

Students, who reside in the zone, are given first priority and can register at the school during the school year.  To determine if one resides in IS 141's zone, please visit the NYC Department of Education's (NYCDOE) webpage:

Please review the checklist for the list of documents that are required at registration at the school at  Links to registration forms are posted on IS 141's website (home page).