3-K for All

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


2018-2019 School Year

To qualify for the 2018-2019 school year, the child must live in New York City and have been born in 2015. You can apply starting February 5. The deadline to submit an application is May 11.

Programs will be available in School Districts 4, 5, 7, 16, 23, and 27. 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.


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 Districts 7 and 23. All families may apply, even if they don't live in those districts.