Middle School Overview

Middle School Overview


World Journalism Preparatory School offers middle school students in-depth opportunities of study through initiatives such as Algebra for All, College Access for All, Computer Science for All, and the Middle School Quality Initiative. Students receive extra support in ELA and Math. Our eighth-grade students take the Algebra and Living Environment Regents Exams and receive High School credit. 

With a seven-year program that follows students from 6th through 12th grade, WJPS students build long term relationships with staff and teachers who nurture in them the confidence to overcome challenges and aspire to college. Students enjoy a unique continuity of curriculum as they move from grade to grade.


  • WJPS has an impressive 95% high school graduation rate for the Class of 2020
  • 98% of graduates were accepted to college
  • The Class of 2020 was awarded almost $12,000,000 in merit based scholarships
  • Middle School students visit college campuses and participate in College Week activities
  • Weekly advisory classes give students time to explore their future college and career options
  • ICT classes in every grade support students at all levels


Exposure to a wide-range of extracurricular and enrichment opportunities builds leadership, grows talents and interests and increases students’ confidence in their abilities to reach their goals. Opportunities at WJPS include Debate, Student Government, Ambassador Program, Arts Club, Model UN, Green Team, College Visits, Explorers Club with NYPD, Creative Writing Club, Video Gaming, Step Team, Anime Club, Spirit Club, and the after-school SONYC Program every school day.