Kindergarten Application Process

Kindergarten Registration Proc.2017-18


November 28th – January 12, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians:                                                                November 2017

We have just received pertinent information regarding KINDERGARTEN enrollment procedures from the NYC Department of Education.  The KINDERGARTEN Application Process for 2018-19 Elementary schools will be as follows:

Beginning November 28th – January 12th families can apply to Kindergarten using one of the three options listed below:

  1. Apply On-Line at:
  2. Over the phone by calling (718) 935-2009
  3. In Person at a Family Welcome Center
  • Family Welcome Center (District 20 & 21)

415 89th Street

Brooklyn, NY  11209

Families will no longer submit applications directly to schools and school staff will no longer perform data entry for applicants.  Below are some key dates for the Kindergarten Admissions Process.

Key Dates – 2018 Kindergarten Admissions

Application Period Begins November 28, 2017
Application Deadline January 12, 2018
Placement Offers Distributed Mid-March 2018
Pre-registration (In-take information at PS101 by appointment ONLY) Mid-April 2018

PS 101 is NOT responsible for selecting students or printing mailing offers to families, but will conduct pre-registration as they have in the past and manage their waitlists after initial offers go out.  If you have any questions about applying to Kindergarten, call 718-935-2009 or visit:


To be eligible for admission to Kindergarten in September 2018, students must turn 5 by December 31, 2018 (Born in 2013) and be residents of New York City at the time of pre-registration.



GK:jt                                                                                      Gregg Korrol





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