These are free pre-kindergarten programs that are approved by the New York City Department of Education but which are provided by community organizations. They have a variety of programs, some half-day and some full-day.
New York City is committed to providing all children attending pre-k with a safe and welcoming space. Get information on inspection history of sites that may provide pre-k this year.
Students with disabilities may apply to all pre-k programs according to standard Pre-K Admissions. Some students may require additional supports. Please read about Pre-K Admissions for students who require special education services.
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If you have questions about pre-k admissions, please call (718) 935-2009, email ES_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov, or visit an Enrollment Office.