About Our Schools

The New York City Department of Education consists of over 1,800 schools that serve about 1.1 million students each year.

Children First

New York City's public schools are managed by a Chancellor under the principles of Children First: leadership, empowerment, and accountability.

Raising the Bar

Read about our commitment to action for getting students ready for college and careers.

District Family Advocates

Our District Family Advocates provide a local avenue for parents to address concerns.

Community and High School Superintendents

Community Superintendents manage schools that serve grades K-8, while High School Superintendents manage our high schools.

School Support

Networks provide both academic and operational services to schools. They support principals, teachers, students, and the whole school community.

Talent Office

It takes talented teachers and high-quality school leaders  to ensure that every New York City student succeeds.