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Uniform Forum - June 17th 5:00pm

Below is the registration link for the Uniform Forum this Friday, June 17th at 5:00 PM via Zoom. Upon filling in the registration form you will receive an individualized link for the forum in a separate email. Please note that the individual meeting link you receive will only work for the person who registered and will not work across devices. As such, all who wish to join in the meeting should register separately.

Thanks very much and we look forward to speaking together as a LAMS community.

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1:1 Device Initiative

If your student DOES NOT already have a DOE issued iPad, please fill out the Student Device Loan Agreement. Then have your student bring it to school and return it to their teacher.

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The mission of the Louis Armstrong Middle School is to bring together a group of culturally diverse children to help them grow academically, emotionally, physically and socially.

About Us

The Louis Armstrong Middle School (LAMS) opened in 1979 in collaboration with Queens College. The purpose of establishing the school was to bring together a culturally diverse group of students from the borough of Queens to educate them academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. Over 35 years later we continue to be firmly committed to this mission!
Our students come from over 100 different countries and speak approximately 67 different languages. About 5% of our students are enrolled in ENL (English as a New Language) classes and 14% of our students receive Instructional Support Services in accordance with their Individualized Education Plans. We are proud to be a barrier-free school allowing physical and curricular access for all students. Student selection is based upon a lottery application process. We provide bus services to all parts of Queens.


  • Most highly sought after public Middle School in the city.
  • Recognition School
  • Respect for All School
  • College Access for All