What to Bring to Your Appointment
Please bring all the documents listed on the Registration Checklist found to the right. Enrollment forms will be provided to families once you arrive.
Printable Registration Checklist
Every New York City resident can start attending pre-K in the calendar year they turn 4 (children born in 2017 for the 2021-22 school year). If you have a child born in 2017 and don't yet have a placement, call 311 or visit schoolsearch.schools.nyc and type in your home address. . Need help? Email ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.
Registration for Pre-K is at 9:30 am daily in the Mini Building. Please contact Betzaida Mercado, Pre-K Family Worker, at 718-567-7661 Ext 120.
Have a child born in 2018 and missed the application deadline for the 2022-23 school year? You can still participate in admissions – add yourself to programs' waitlists today with your MySchools.nyc account.
Elementary School Enrollment (K-5)
Most students in kindergarten (children born in 2016 for the 2021-22 school year) through fifth grade attend their zoned school if they have one. To find out if your New York City home address has a zoned school, call 311 or visit schoolsearch.schools.nyc and type in your home address.
- When schools are in session: If you have a zoned school, contact that school directly to register.
- If you don't have a zoned school, email or need help, email us at ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov or MSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.
Registration for kindergarten to fifth grade is at 9:30 am daily in the Main Building. Please contact Glorimar Ortiz Sifre, Pupil Accounting Secretary, at 718-567-7661 Ext 152.
Have a child born in 2017 and missed the kindergarten application deadline for the 2022-23 school year? You can still participate in admissions – add yourself to programs' waitlists today with your MySchools.nyc account.
Learn about your zoned school and/or other schools in your district online with MySchools:
Additional Enrollment Information
Transfers and Non-Resident Enrollment
- Find out how to request a transfer from one NYC public school to another.
- If you live outside the five boroughs of NYC but would like to enroll your child in a NYC public school next year, learn about non-resident enrollment.
Enrollment for Students in Temporary Housing
Students in temporary housing, as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, are not required to submit documentation (including address, proof of date of birth, and immunization records) in order to participate in any admission process or enroll in school. Read the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act in the section below to learn more.