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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.

Parent Academy is:

- Free workshops in every borough where you can learn how to become an active and effective partner in your child’s education.
 
- An opportunity to network and collaborate with other parents to share examples of family engagement at schools and exchange ideas on how to get involved.
 
- Access to community resources that provide students with extra help. 

Childcare and refreshments are provided. To register for upcoming workshops click here.


"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


Fall 2014 Chancellor's Parent Conference Series

All conferences to be held at:
Tweed Court House
52 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

See the schedule here


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Upcoming Events

Friday, December 19
School Event
Pre-K Winter Spectacular
Pre-K Gold and Silver will celebrate December with a prefomance at 1:15pm in the auditorium. Students must wear the school uniform. Students will be dismissed from the classroom at 2:20pm. Please notify the classroom teacher if you choose NOT to have your child participate.
Sunday, December 21
First day of Winter
Monday, December 22
Title I Elections
Please make every effort to attend this important election. A new Title I Representative and Alternate will be elected on December 22, 2014 @ 5:30pm. Your support and participation is greatly appreciated.
Wed, Dec 24 - Fri, Jan 2
Winter Recess
School is closed. All students will return to school on Monday, January 5, 2015
Monday, January 5
Back to School!
Hope you enjoyed your time off. Back to work!
PA Meeting
Please join us at 8:30am in the cafeteria to share your positive thoughts and suggestions!

Weather

Today, 12/19/2014
High: 38 Low: 29
Mostly cloudy
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/20/2014
High: 40 Low: 31
Mostly cloudy
14% chance of precipitation.