Free Pre-K for four-year-olds

Pre-K for All (Pre-K) | NYC Department of Education

Education Toddler Pre-Schooler

In free, full-day, high-quality Pre-K, teachers are sparking wonder and igniting learning in our children. Pre-K for All gives children stronger math and reading skills in elementary school and a better chance at success in life. Studies show that early childhood education improves performance throughout a child’s school experience.

  • Applications for the 2019 - 2020 school year open in early February, 2019
  • The deadline for the 2019 - 2020 school year is March 15, 2019
  • Apply online, by phone, or in person
  • Available for students with disabilities and students learning English
  • Requires proof of address and child’s age

Am I Eligible?

All New York City families with a child born in 2015 can apply to Pre-K for All starting on February 4, 2019.


What Will I Need to Apply?

After you find out which Pre-K program your child can go to, you will need to provide the following documents:

  • Proof of child’s age
  • Child’s immunization records
  • Proof of address with two documents

I'm Ready To Apply

The deadline for the 2019 – 2020 school year application is Friday, March 15.

 


How Can I Get Help?

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