Elementary School

Elementary Schools

Kindergarten Admissions 

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

The Kindergarten Directories are now available! Be sure to pick up a printed copy from your local elementary school or an enrollment office this December. Translated versions will also be available online this December, in nine languages.

If you need help in a language other than English, you can access an interpreter by calling 718-935-2009. Interpretation is available in more than 200 languages.


    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.