3-K for All

3-K for All provides free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for three-year-olds.


2017-2018 School Year

To qualify for the 2017-2018 school year, the child must live in New York City and have been born in 2014.

The deadline to apply was July 14, 2017. If you missed the deadline, you can check the 3-K Finder on nyc.gov/3k to find programs that still have seats. Contact programs directly to apply.

For this school year, 3-K for All programs will only be in School District 7 and School District 23. All families may apply, even if they don't live in those districts.


2018-2019 School Year

3-K for All enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on February 5, 2018. To qualify, the child must live in New York City and have been born in 2015.

New programs will be available in District 4 and 27. Programs will continue to be available in District 7 and 23. All families may apply, even if they don't live in those districts.

During the enrollment period, families can apply online, by phone, or in person at a Family Welcome Center.