Pre-Kindergarten

You can get information and help applying for free pre-Kindergarten programs. You can also make a complaint about pre-K programs, such as complaints about facilities and staff members.

2017-2018 School Year

Your child can attend a pre-K program in the 2017-2018 school year if he or she was born in 2013 and lives in New York City. Families can apply online, in person, or by phone during application periods. The deadline for the first round of applications was March 3. The second round of applications will be accepted from March 27 to May 9.

2016-2017 School Year

Your child can attend a pre-K program in the 2016-2017 school year if he or she was born in 2012 and lives in New York City. You can contact programs directly to see if they have seats available.