The application deadline for public school pre-kindergarten programs for the 2012-13 school year has been extended to April 10, 2012. According to the Department of Education’s Elementary School Enrollment Team, you can apply to public school pre-k programs online or in person:
- Online: If you would like to apply online, you must submit your application by 11:59 p.m. on April 10.
- In Person: Visit your local enrollment office to fill out a paper application or work with a counselor to complete the online application. The deadline to apply in person at an enrollment office is April 10 at 3:00 p.m.
Community-based organization (CBO) pre-kindergarten programs have no specific application deadline. If you’d like to apply to CBO programs, deliver the CBO application directly to each CBO site to which you would like to apply.
To learn more about pre-kindergarten admissions — and for a list of public school and CBO pre-kindergarten programs — go to www.nyc.gov/schools/prek or review the 2012-2013 Pre-Kindergarten Directory.