The NYC Department of Education offers families the opportunity to apply to Universal Pre-kindergarten programs throughout the city.
Each school district in New York City provides a unique set of middle school options for students in grades 6-8.
New York City has over 700 elementary schools, including 140 K-8 programs.
The Citywide high school admissions process offers students the opportunity to apply to over 600 programs in 400 high schools.
Gifted and Talented programs are largely district-based and begin in kindergarten and first grade in every borough. There are five Citywide G&T schools, which accept students from all boroughs.
Charter schools are publicly funded and open to all students in New York City through an admissions lottery. Visit the charter schools page for more information.
If you are behind in credits or have dropped out of high school, earning your high school diploma is not out of reach.
You can use the School Search tool to find your zoned school. Click here for instructions! If you have further questions, call 311.