Essex Street Academy (M294) is a District 2, limited unscreened high school located in the Lower East Side. Please see About Us to see what makes us unique!

We offer Open Houses and School Tours for prospective students and their parents/guardians.

Open Houses – Meet our administrators, teachers, and our admissions and college counselor, and learn about the academic programming and extracurriculur activities our school has to offer. The Fall 2017 Open Houses will be on Tuesday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 24, from 6-7pm. No RSVP required.

School Tours – We invite you to come take a tour of our school led by a current ESA student. You will visit our facilities, view classes as they are happening, and talk to teachers and students about their experiences at ESA. The Fall 2017 School Tours will be on the following Thursdays starting at 9:30am:
September 28
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
Wednesday, November 15 (new date added!) 
To attend a tour, you must reserve a spot by emailing meghan (at)