TSMS was founded in 2001. We are located in the Lower East Side on 6th Street.
We are a member of NYC'S Community School District One.
Founded by a grassroots coalition of neighborhood parents and local educators, TSMS has grown into an award-winning NYC public school.
TSMS has been named a Rising Star Middle School as well as an Outstanding Middle School in the annual Blackboard Awards.
TSMS is at its core a self-reflective community of students, parents, and educators.
We are a progressive school that values collaboration and hard work.
Tompkins Square Middle School serves a diverse community of approximately 370 students in grades six through eight.
TSMS is a community with high learning standards dedicated to fostering ethical, caring, self-reflecting and critical thinkers.