• Kindergarten 2018-2019 Registration

    Families that have applied to kindergarten by the January 19th deadline should be getting offer letters the week of March 19th.  All registrations are by appointment only: Monday- Friday 8:15-10:30 daily.  To schedule an appointment please call Ms. Shelly Smith @ 718-332-3331. ***Must bring offer letter and child to the school when registering.  The DOE offer acceptance/register deadline is Friday, April 27th. 


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  • Pre-K Admission Process for Students Born in 2014 DEADLINE is Friday, March 30th

    The Pre-K Directory is now available online in ten languages!

    NYC families with children born in 2014 can apply to Pre-K programs starting on February 5, 2018.

    Families can apply to programs at NYC Department of Education district office, Pre-K Centers, and full-day NYC Early Education Centers (NYCEECs) using a single Pre-K application. We encourage you to review the program information available in the Pre-K Directory (available at the school).

    The deadline to submit your Pre-K Application is Friday, March 30, 2018. You can apply online at, by phone at 718-935-2009, or in person at a Family Welcome Center (415 89th Street).

     If you have any questions, visit Pre-K Admissions or call 718-935-2009. 

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  • April 2018 Letter From Our Principal, Lisa Speroni

     Coming soon

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