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 Application Period NOW Open

Children born in 2016 can NOW apply to kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, January 22, 2021.

All New York City families with children born in 2016 should participate in kindergarten admissions, including children currently attending pre-K, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and students with accessibility needs. All families who apply by the deadline will receive a kindergarten offer in April.

  • Visit Myschools.nyc to explore program choices and submit your application.
  • You can also apply over the phone by calling the NYC Dept. of Education Elementary Admissions Team at 718-935-2009. 

Want to learn more? Visit the NYC Dept. of Education Kindergarten Admissions website. Be sure to subscribe to receive 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

In New York City, children begin pre-K in the calendar year they turn four. If you have a child born in 2017, you will apply to pre-K this winter and your child will begin pre-K in September 2021.

  • Learn more about pre-K admissions from the NYC Dept. of Education.
  • Register to attend a NYC Dept. of Education virtual Elementary Admissions Event. Be sure to indicate your language preference; interpretation services will be provided according to demand.
  • Sign up for the NYC Dept. of Ed. pre-K email list to receive admissions updates, tips, and key date reminders.

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.