NYC families can use MySchools to apply to public schools from 3-K to high school. Get started by creating an account. Then explore your children’s personalized school options and get guidance on the admissions process from start to finish.

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The pre-K application for children born in 2015 is currently closed. 

  • Families who submitted an application by the March 18 deadline will receive an offer in May.
  • Didn't submit an application? You can still participate—search for programs and add your child to waitlists today! Search and join waitlists in MySchools now.


Apply to 3-K the year your child turns three. All New York City families with children born in 2016 can apply to 3-K this year. Your child must be a current NYC resident to apply. The deadline to submit your 3-K application is May 3 — apply today on MySchools! 

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Choose your grade below to get started. We'll walk you through the process, but if you'd like to learn more first, visit schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment.

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