Who Can Apply?
Every family of a four-year-old in New York City can apply to pre-K. Children born in 2015 will begin pre-K in September 2019. All children of this age who are also current New York City residents are welcome to apply, including:
current 3-K students at public district schools, Pre-K Centers, and NYC Early Education Centers (NYCEECs);
current students in three-year-old programs at charter schools, private schools, parochial schools, or other preschools;
children with disabilities;
children with accessibility needs;
children learning English;
children in temporary housing;
LGBTQ and gender nonconforming children; and
children who are new to NYC public schools.