Who Can Apply to Kindergarten?
All New York City families with children born in 2014 are guaranteed a kindergarten seat in a public school. We welcome all of the following to participate enroll in kindergarten: current pre-K students at DOE public schools, Pre-K Centers, NYC Early Education Centers, charter schools, and private and parochial schools; students with disabilities; students with accessibility needs; students learning English; students in temporary housing; and LGBTQ and gender nonconforming students.
- If you move to NYC during the school year, visit our New Students page to learn how to enroll:
- Subscribe to our kindergarten admissions email list to get admissions tips and key date reminders: