P.S. 1 The Bergen

Elementary School

"Where little feet take BIG steps towards the future!"

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Apply to Pre-K Starting Monday, February 4!

The pre-K application for children born in 2015 opens on February 4, and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2019.

Start Exploring Your Pre-K Options Now

Use the following resources to learn about Pre-K for All programs.

  • MySchools. Search for pre-K programs from your computer or phone and set up a MySchools account today. Starting February 4, you can also use MySchools to submit your child's pre-K application. Check back often—we'll be adding new programs throughout the application period:

If you need assistance with your application

Who Can Apply to Pre-K?

Every family of a four-year-old in New York City can apply to pre-K. Children born in 2015 will begin pre-K in September 2019. Your child must be a current New York City resident to apply.

All of the following students are welcome to apply to pre-K:

  • Current 3-K students at public district schools, Pre-K Centers, and NYC Early Education Centers (NYCEECs)
  • Current students in three-year-old programs at charter schools, private schools, parochial schools, or other preschools
  • Students with disabilities
  • Students with accessibility needs
  • Students learning English
  • Students in temporary housing
  • LGBTQ and gender nonconforming students
  • Students who are new to NYC public schools—if you move to NYC during the school year, visit the New Students page to learn how to enroll.

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Contact Us


Main: 309 47th Street

Annex: 411 46th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11220

School Hours

Monday to Friday

8:20am - 2:40 pm


Main: (718) 567-7661

Annex : (718) 330-9298

Fax: (718) 567-9771

Main Office Hours

Monday to Friday

9:00 am to 2:00 pm

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