Early Childhood

Pre-K for All

Pre-K for All is an historic initiative that brings free, full-day, high-quality pre-K to every four-year-old in New York City, preparing our city’s youngest learners for success in school and life.

Families Interested in Round 2: Apply Now!

The Round 2 application period is open until May 20, 2016. Use the Pre-K Finder and the Round 2 Program List to explore all of your options.

Accept Your Main Round Offer by May 20, 2016

If you received a pre-K offer and want to accept it, you must pre-register in person with required documentation by May 20. Even if you accept your offer, you can apply in Round 2 which is now open.

Why Pre-K?

Every student in New York City deserves to start school with the skills, knowledge, and understanding that will enable him or her to succeed.

Independent Research

92% of families surveyed rated their child’s Pre-K for All program good or excellent.


Applying to Pre-K

Find a pre-K, get information about applying, and enroll your child in a program.


Parents and Families

Learn about how best to help your preschooler before and in pre-K.


Educators

Find resources and information for pre-K programs and classrooms.