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Apply to pre-K the year your child turns four. All New York City families with children born in 2015 can apply to pre-K this year, and every four-year-old is guaranteed a free, full-day pre-K placement. The pre-K application will open on February 4 —subscribe to our pre-K email list for updates. 


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 3-K application will open on February 4 —subscribe to our 3-K email list for updates. 

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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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