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After the application period opens in February, you can apply one of three ways:
Online in English, Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Russian, Arabic, Urdu, Haitian Creole, Korean, or French
By phone at 718-935-2009
In person at a Family Welcome Center
All families who submit an application by the deadline will get their pre-K offer letter in late spring. This letter will also tell you where your child is waitlisted.
You must accept your pre-K offer by pre-registering at the program where you got the offer. Pre-registration secures your child's pre-K seat at that program. Contact the program to schedule a time to pre-register in person. Be sure to accept your offer even if you are waitlisted at another program.
Then bring your child and all required documents to pre-registration—use this checklist to learn what you need to bring: (Checklist is also available in other languages HERE)
NYCDOE Pre-K Information
How Students Get Offers to New York City Public Schools