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Updated as of 1/14/2021
The Middle School Applications are now available.
  • Families who have created a MySchools account in the parent portal may explore their personalized MS application and submit choices.

The application deadline is Tuesday, February 9. The parent portal will close at that time.  


Events and Resources  

  • The Office of Student Enrollment will be hosting borough admissions events for families starting next week. These events include an admissions presentation and a question-and-answer session. Families may register by clicking on the link below.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or your child's classroom teacher. 
Thank you and be well-
Ms. Littman
PS 20 School Counselor

Happening Next: Create Your MySchools Account

The middle school application for students entering middle school in fall 2021 will open the week of January 11, 2021, and the deadline to apply is February 9.

Create your MySchools account so you'll be ready to apply when the application opens. Need help? Watch the "How to Create Your MySchools Account" video or talk to your child’s school counselor, Bonnie Littman. 


Applying to Middle School? Welcome! from NYC Public Schools on Vimeo.

In this video, learn about who can apply to middle school in New York City.

Watch more of the DOE's NYC Middle School Admissions Video Series at schools.nyc.gov/MSVideos, and get the latest updates on middle school admissions at schools.nyc.gov/Middle.



The kindergarten application is now open, and the deadline to apply is January 19, 2021! Here's what to do:

  • Create your MySchools account! You'll use MySchools to explore your child’s elementary school options, save your favorite programs, and submit your application.
  • Watch the video series (below) to learn how to find programs for your application and apply, as well as how to use MySchools.
  • Register to attend one of these virtual Elementary Admissions Events. When you register, be sure to indicate your language preference; interpretation services will be provided according to demand.
    • Tuesday, December 15 at 2:00 pm 
    • Thursday, December 17 at 6:00 pm
    • Wednesday, January 6 at 6:00 pm (featuring Spanish and Mandarin interpretation)
    • Thursday, January 7 at 6:00 pm (Spanish-language event)
    • Tuesday, January 12 at 2:00 pm (featuring Spanish and Mandarin interpretation)
  • Apply to kindergarten! You can submit your application one of two ways:
    • Online with MySchools
    • By phone at 718-935-2009

Applying to Kindergarten? Welcome! from NYC Public Schools on Vimeo.

In this video, learn about who can apply to kindergarten in New York City. Learn more at schools.nyc.gov/Kindergarten.



Set up your MySchools account today! MySchools is a searchable directory of all DOE public schools; when application periods are open, you can also use it to apply.


**Need a school right away? Visit our New Students page or request support from Family Welcome Center staff.**


How Students Get Offers to New York City Public Schools from NYC Public Schools on Vimeo.