We graduate high achievingthoughtful and compassionate emerging leaders.

The desirability of our students provides terrific school choice.

Each year 15-20 prestigious private and selective public middle schools give acceptances to Corlears graduates. The desirability of Corlears students as candidates provides terrific middle school choice for our graduates, and all go on to one of their top three choices. As highly sought after candidates, middle schools are also meeting the financial needs of our students, and have provided nearly $1 million dollars in financial aid to Corlears graduates over the past four years. The reputation of Corlears' students remains consistent -- with over half of the middle schools admitting multiple graduates over the past 4 years.

Our strong academic program and the thorough placement process ensure a great match middle school for each of our graduates. As a result, they have tremendous academic and overall social success. Corlears students become leaders in their next communities. Taking on responsibilities and excelling in whatever opportunities their middle schools present.

The Facts About Corlears Middle School Placement

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Based on outplacement results 2013-2017


Academy at St. Joseph

Abington Friends School



Bank Street School for Children

Berkeley Carroll School

Birch Wathen Lenox School

Blue School

Brooklyn Friends School

Browning School

Calhoun School

Cathedral School

Chapin School

City and Country School

Clinton School for Writers and Artists


2013 - 2018

Middle Schools

Columbia Grammar and Prep School

Dalton School

Dwight School

Dwight-Englewood School

Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Friends Select

Friends Seminary

Germantown Friends School

Grace Church School

Hewitt School

Horace Mann School

Institute for Collaborative Education (ICE)

Leman Manhattan Preparatory School


Manhattan Country School


Packer Collegiate Institute

PENN Charter School

Poly Prep Country Day School

Riverdale Country School

School of the Future

Studio School

St. Luke’s School

Trevor Day School

Trinity School


Village Community School (VCS)


York Preparatory School

Nightingale-Bamford School

What Parents Have To Say

Having to write and talk about our family interests, strengths and weaknesses with my son has made me understand him better and become closer to him. Before the outplacement process I thought I knew what type of school he wanted and needed...however, throughout this process I discovered that what I believed was not necessarily accurate.
— Alum Parent
Cassandre was a passionate advocate for my daughter with schools. She had such confidence in her capacity as a learner, and I know she communicated this to schools… someone at Dalton heard her loud and clear.
— Alum Parent
[Our son] has grown so much through this experience, and now, while he still feels sad about leaving, he is no longer afraid of the future. He feels informed and excited. We feel certain that the experience he has had throughout his nine years at Corlears has been the right mix of warm nurturing and creative learning that will serve him well into the next stage of his education.
— Alum Parent