Daily Announcements

Looking for fun things to do this February?

We put together a jam-packed calendar of the best events happening in NYC every day this month.

Don't Miss:
Food Events of All Flavors
Unique Valentine's Dates
Kickass Classes
Unforgettable Parties


IDNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are—New Yorkers. As a government-issued photo identification card, IDNYC secures the peace of mind and access to City services that come from having recognized identification. IDNYC benefits every city resident, including the most vulnerable communities—the homeless, youth, the elderly, undocumented immigrants, the formerly incarcerated and others who may have difficulty obtaining other government-issued ID.


If you live in NYC and your child was born in 2010, it’s time to start thinking about kindergarten. Below is information about upcoming events, application information, and resources available to you as you begin this exciting process. Visit our website and subscribe to receive kindergarten admissions process updates.

Information Sessions
Information sessions will be held across the city in the coming months about Kindergarten Admissions. Please fill out this short survey to let NYCDOE know what you’d like to hear more about, and what days and times work best for you.

Kindergarten Directories
The Kindergarten Directories will be updated on the website later this month. Beginning in December, be sure to pick up a copy from your local elementary school or an enrollment office. Translated versions will be posted online in nine languages.

Application Information
The Kindergarten application period for the 2015-2016 school year will be January 7 through February 13, 2015. Be sure to check the website as updated information becomes available.

Students with Disabilities
As a reminder, all students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in Kindergarten Admissions, in addition to the transition to kindergarten evaluation process. For more information, please visit the special education website.

If you have any questions throughout the process, please call 718-935-2009 or email ES_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

"We can vastly improve the quality of schools across the City through collaboration and partnership. These four pillars are at the heart of how we will move our schools and students forward" - Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Please read more on The Four Pillars

School Renewal Program

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is partnering with school leaders, staff, families and community partners across the city to transform 94 schools through the School Renewal Program.

The School Renewal Program is a call to action. The NYCDOE will work intensively with each Renewal  School community over the next three years, setting clear goals and —with support from Central—holding each school community accountable for rapid improvement. The NYCDOE has selected as Renewal Schools those schools which:

To read more please click here

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) are working together to ensure that families have the most up-to-date guidance about Ebola. The facts are important to help you understand how low you and your child’s risk of Ebola exposure is.

Click here to read more

Notify NYC is the City of New York's official source for information about emergency events and important City services. Registration is free.

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 2
Citywide Council on English Language Learners

Monthly meeting with special guest
Chancellor Carmen Fariña
New York City Department of Education

Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 6pm
Tweed Courthouse
52 Champers St. 2nd Floor Conf. Room
NY, NY 10007

PA Meeting
Please join us at 8:30am or 6pm in the cafeteria to share your positive thoughts and suggestions!
Monday, March 16
Happy St. Patricks Day!
Friday, March 20
First day of Spring
Fri, Apr 3 - Fri, Apr 10
Spring Recess
School is closed. Students will return to school on Monday, April 13, 2015


Today, 3/2/2015
High: 38 Low: 17
Mostly cloudy
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/3/2015
High: 33 Low: 31
Chance snow
53% chance of precipitation.