If you are new to New York City public schools or need assistance with the enrollment process, you've come to the right place. See below for information about new student registration. For information about a transfer request, visit the Transfers page.
High SchoolAll new students, including those with an Individualized Education Program (IEP), must register at a Family Welcome Center.Elementary & Middle SchoolNew students with a zoned school, including those with a NYC Individualized Education Program (IEP), may register at their school starting Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Your zoned school is determined by your home address. If you don’t know your zoned school, call 311 or visit School Search. If you don’t have a zoned school, visit a Family Welcome Center.
Students with a non-NYC Individualized Education Program (IEP) should visit a Family Welcome Center. Students with more restrictive or specialized needs may also visit a Committee on Special Education (CSE) location. Already Enrolled?If your child is already enrolled in or assigned to a New York City public school, visit your child’s school for assistance.
As stated in Chancellor’s Regulation A-101, students in temporary housing may not be refused enrollment in a school because of lack of documentation required for registration, including proof of residency.
Next steps if a family in temporary housing lacks documentation: School must provisionally register the student and work with the DOE Students in Temporary Housing liaison to obtain the missing documentation.
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