What will be your child’s first kindergarten assignment?

Great news for parents who are planning to place their children into kindergarten by next fall: 

The DOE has just extended its kindergarten admissions deadline to Friday, January 19, 2018!

So if you are a New York City resident with a child born in 2013, and have yet to apply for this year’s kindergarten admissions process, you can apply to kindergarten one of three ways:

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Let’s recap who can apply to kindergarten in NYC:

And with hundreds of great elementary schools located throughout the five boroughs, City families have access to some outstanding program options. To learn more about the public elementary schools available in your school district, use our online School Search tool to identify your district, and then check out one of our Borough Directories to learn more about programs near you.

Questions? Check out our official Kindergarten Admissions webpage or contact us at ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

Remember: the kindergarten admissions deadline is now Friday, January 19, 2018, so start working on your child’s application and review your options TODAY!

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