Admissions

Thank you for your interest in PS 452. We offer education for students from Pre-K through Grade 5. If you are looking for a school for your child for the 2020-21 school year, please visit the enrollment section of the NYC Department of Education website for more information.

PS 452 PreK and Kindergarten Virtual Tour 2021

Kindergarten

The kindergarten application period for the 2021-22 school year has closed. If you missed the deadline to apply to kindergarten, you can still add your child to waitlists online with MySchools. Visit the NYC Dept. of Education Kindergarten Admissions website or call the NYC Dept. of Education Elementary Admissions Team at 718-935-2009 for more information. 

  • All families who applied by the deadline will receive a kindergarten offer in April.
  • If your child has a 2017 birth date or later, you can subscribe to receive furture kindergarten admissions updates.

Students entering Kindergarten in September 2021 must have a 2016 birth date, be a resident of New York City, and follow the eligibility set by the Department of Education.

Pre-K Admissions

All NYC families with children born in 2017 can apply to pre-K beginning on February 24, 2021. The deadline to apply is April 7, 2021.

Children who attend free, full-day, high-quality pre-K learn through play and build skills in a safe, caring environment.

Start exploring Pre-K for All programs options for your child now!

  • Find program options in the searchable Pre-K Directory in MySchools.
  • Set up your MySchools account from a computer or phone—learn how in this video.
  • Contact programs directly to learn about virtual tours and open houses
  • Learn about admissions and get all the latest updates at nyc.gov/PreK.

Contact the Department of Education enrollment team with questions via email at ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov or by calling 718-935-2009.

Students entering Pre-K in September 2021 must have a 2017 birth date, be a resident of New York City, and follow the eligibility set by the Department of Education.

 

Applying to Pre-K and Kindergarten

In New York City, families apply to Kindergarten through a centralized application process managed by the NYC Department of Education. Families do not apply directly to individual schools. Learn more about the application process, special education services, gifted and talented programs (PS 452 does not offer gifted and talented programs), and sign up to receive email updates about the application process on the enrollment section of the NYC Department of Education website.

PS 452 is part of the NYC Department of Education diversity in admissions program.

If you have additional questions, please send an e-mail to ps452admissions@gmail.com and write Pre-K or Kindergarten Admissions in the subject linePlease include your full name and contact information in all communication.

Finding Your Zoned School

You can find out your zoned school by typing your HOME address into the NYC School Finder on the NYC Department of Education website.