One Week Left -Apply to Pre-K by March 1

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Dear families,  

There’s one week left to apply to Pre-K! Remember: submitting a Pre-K application is your best chance of getting an offer to a program you want. 

Already applied? You’re all set! You can make changes to your application any time until the March 1 deadline.

Haven’t applied yet? Submit your child’s application by March 1. All New York City children born in 2020 can apply.

You can list up to 12 pre-K program choices in your true order of preference, with your first choice at the top as #1. Remember to include choices where your child may have a higher priority to attend (current student, zoned applicant, or sibling). Learn more about how offers are made and admissions priorities on our website.

Then apply one of three ways: 

  • Online through–– this video tutorial will walk you through the process. You can apply online 24 hours a day, in 10 languages. 
  • By phone at 718-935-2009. You can call us Monday through Friday, 8am – 6pm. Language supports are available in over 200 languages over the phone.
  • Through a Family Welcome Center. You can find hours and locations on our website. 

If you need help with your application, we’re here to support! Call the number above or email us at Learn more on our website, where you can watch our Pre-K admissions video playlist. 

Best wishes, 

Elementary School Admissions Team 

Office of Student Enrollment 

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