If you live in NYC and your child was born in 2010, it’s time to start thinking about kindergarten. Below is information about upcoming events, application information, and resources available to you as you begin this exciting process. Visit our website and subscribe to receive kindergarten admissions process updates.
If your child is already in kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year, we encourage you to take this short survey and you can remove your email from this list by unsubscribing.
We will hold information sessions across the city in the coming months about Kindergarten Admissions. Please fill out this short survey to let us know what you’d like to hear more about, and what days and times work best for you.
The Kindergarten Directories will be updated on our website later this month. Beginning in December, be sure to pick up a copy from your local elementary school or an enrollment office. Translated versions will be posted online in nine languages.
The Kindergarten application period for the 2015-2016 school year will be January 7 through February 13, 2015. Be sure to check our website as updated information becomes available.
Students with Disabilities
As a reminder, all students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in Kindergarten Admissions, in addition to the transition to kindergarten evaluation process. For more information, please visit the special education website.
If you have any questions throughout the process, please call 718-935-2009 or email
Elementary School Admissions Team
New York City Department of Education