Elementary School

Elementary Schools

Kindergarten Admissions 

The Kindergarten Directories are now available online! Be sure to pick up a printed copy from your local elementary school or a Family Welcome Center. Translated versions are available online, in nine languages.

If you need help in a language other than English, call 718-935-2009. Interpretation is available in more than 200 languages.

The application period is from January 7 to February 13, 2015.


    Most students attend kindergarten at their zoned school. Other elementary school options are also available.

    Gifted & Talented

    Gifted & Talented programs provide challenging instruction to children with exceptional academic capacity.

    New Elementary School Students

    It is easy to enroll in a New York City public school. Register today in just a few steps.