Apply for Kindergarten Today:

Get Ready for Kindergarten!

If your child was born in 2015, apply to kindergarten this winter.

  • The kindergarten application is now open! The deadline to apply is January 21, 2020. You can access MySchools(Open external link) now to get started on your child's application.
  • All NYC children born in 2015 will receive a kindergarten placement for Fall 2020.
  • Sign up for our kindergarten admissions email lists. We'll send you the latest updates, including application deadlines and event information.
  • Learn how to build an application in our 2020 Kindergarten Admissions Guide—pick up a copy at your school or a Family Welcome Center, or read our online edition.
  • Start exploring kindergarten options in MySchools

If your child was born in 2014 and needs a kindergarten placement now, visit our New Students page(Open external link) to learn how to enroll.

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