Welcome Parents
Welcome to the NYC Department of Education's online application website.

Gifted & Talented Update: The G&T application period is now closed. Please call the Office of Student Enrollment at 718-935-2009 with any questions about your application.

Kindergarten Update: The deadline to submit a Kindergarten Application was January 19, 2018. The Late Kindergarten Application period has also closed. If you live in NYC and your child was born in 2013, your child is eligible to attend Kindergarten in September 2018. If you did not submit a Kindergarten Application, please email ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov or call 718-935-2009 for more information.

Pre-K for All: The Main Round of the pre-K application closed March 30, 2018. However, we are currently accepting late applications until May 2. If you have any questions about applying for pre-K, please review the Pre-K Directory or call 718-935-2009.

For more information, please visit the pre-K website.

3-K for All The 3-K application is now open! The path to 3-K for All begins in School Districts 4 (East Harlem), 7 (South Bronx), 23 (Brownsville) and 27 (Broad Channel, Howard Beach, Ozone Park, the Rockaways). Programs in Districts 5 (Harlem) and 16 (Bedford-Stuyvesant) will be added to the application in mid-April. Families who live in Districts 4, 5, 7, 16, 23, and 27 will receive priority for entry into 3-K programs in their district, but every child who lives in New York City and was born in 2015 is eligible to apply.

To find what school district you live in, enter your address here. To learn more about 3-K, please review the 3-K Program List and 3-K Finder.

LYFE is a NYC Department of Education program that provides free early childhood education to the children (between 6 weeks to 4 years old, who are not yet eligible for Pre-K for All) of student parents enrolled a DOE school or program. If you or someone you know wants to learn more, please visit http://lyfenyc.org/.


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