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.
If your child was born in 2010 and you live in NYC, it’s time to start thinking about kindergarten. All students born in 2010 are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2015.All families, including those of students with disabilities and current pre-k students, should submit an application in order to receive a kindergarten placement. Admission is not first-come, first-served. All applications received by the February 13 deadline will be treated the same, according to schools' admissions priorities. For a full list of frequently asked questions and answers, click here.
Apply between January 7 and February 13 in one of three ways:
Interpretation services will be provided in over 200 languages for the over-the-phone and in-person options.
Students with disabilities are admitted to kindergarten through Kindergarten Admissions in the same way as their non-disabled peers. Read more.
Kindergarten Admissions 2014 from NYC Public Schools on Vimeo.
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Many of our resources and publications are available in 9 languages.
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If you have questions about Elementary School Admissions, please call (718) 935-2009, email ES_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov, or visit a Family Welcome Center.