UPK programs are available at some public schools and many community-based organizations (CBOs). To go to UPK for the 2014-2015 school year, children must turn four in 2014 and live in New York City.
A list of schools that may have available seats for the current school year is here. Availability may change, so contact the school or CBO directly to check.
Public School UPK Programs
The public school UPK application period is open. You can may contact schools to ask to be put on a waitlist. Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be accepted starting in March 2014.
CBO UPK Programs
You can apply at CBO programs any time. CBOs manage their own application process. A list of CBO programs is here. Information about how to select a CBO program is here, and the application is here.