Children born in 2018 can apply to kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year.The application deadline is Friday, January 20, 2023. All families who apply by the deadline will receive a kindergarten offer in April.
All families should participate in kindergarten admissions, including children currently attending pre-K, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and students with accessibility needs.
Reminder that families can also apply to gifted & talented programs using the kindergarten application.
MySchools.nyc includes an online directory tool that allows families to view school open house info, explore program choices, save programs of interest, and submit their application, all on the same site.
Virtual events for Elementary Admissions! For families with children born in 2018, 2019, and 2020
At each event, we’ll walk you through 3-K, pre-K, gifted and talented and kindergarten admissions—how to create your MySchools account, explore your school and program options, and get ready to apply. After the presentation, we will answer your questions.
Get the passcode: 24 hours before the first event, check schools.nyc.gov/ESEvents to get the Zoom passcode you’ll need to join and numbers for interpretation.