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Pre-Kindergarten Tour for Prospective Families

Apply to Pre-K in Early February!

The pre-K application for children born in 2015 opens next month, and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2019. 

Who Can Apply to Pre-K?

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. Your child must be a current New York City resident to apply.

All of the following students are welcome to apply to pre-K:

  • 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

  • Students with disabilities

  • Students with accessibility needs

  • Students learning English

  • Students in temporary housing

  • LGBTQ and gender nonconforming students

  • Students who are new to NYC public schools—if you move to NYC during the school year, visit the New Students page to learn how to enroll

  • Contact Griselda Hernandez, Parent Coordinator at (212) 666-6400 ext. 2004 or GHernandez4@schools.nyc.gov.

  • Please sign in the MAIN OFFICE.

Earlier Event: March 7
Family Game Night
Later Event: March 11
Parent Association Meeting