Category: Public Schools 101

Welcome to the New School Year

Chancellor Richard Carranza welcomes students and families to the 2018-2019 school year.

Have Enrollment Questions?

Family Welcome Centers are available in all five boroughs to assist NYC families with placement into City public schools.

We’re BAAACCKK (to School)

See what’s ahead for NYC’s public schools in September 2018. Highlights include the First Day of School, Rosh Hashanah, and the year’s first set of Parent Teacher Conferences.

New Year, New Schools

The DOE will be opening 21 new public schools across NYC for the 2018–19 school year. Learn which City schools are opening in your borough!

Llegó la hora de Aprender 

Nueva York Aprende, la guía de las escuelas públicas de la Ciudad de Nueva York, ya está disponible. Descarga un ejemplar en español hoy mismo o pide una copia impresa en una escuela pública de la Ciudad o en un Centro de Bienvenida a las Familias a partir del 5 de septiembre.

Time to Achieve

Achieve NYC, the DOE’s complete guide to NYC’s public schools, is now available in 10 languages. Download a copy today, or pick up your guide from City public schools and Family Welcome Centers beginning September 5!

Ready to Head Back to School?

Don’t get stuck in Summer Mode! Check out our Back to School tips for students and families, and start getting ready for the first day of school on Wednesday, September 5.

Call ‘Em, “Champions”

Out of the tens of thousands of student-athletes who participate in PSAL sports every year, only a select few earn the right to be called “champions.” See which students and schools won championships in the 2017–18 school year!

Get FREE Summer Meals Until August 31

Thanks to NYC’s Free Summer Meals program, everyone 18 years old and under can get free breakfast and lunch at nearly 1,200 sites across the five boroughs from now until August 31!

And the Survey Says…

The results are in for the DOE’s 2018 NYC School Survey. Take a look and see how a record number of respondents voted in one of the nation’s largest annual surveys!