Pre-K Guidance

Please note that YCS will not offer Pre-K.  The following is for informational purposes – check the Pre-K directory for programs at other neighborhood elementary schools.

Pre-K in NYC Basics

Children who turn four years of age by December 31, 2014 (children born in 2010) are eligible for free pre-kindergarten in public school and community-based organization settings. All New York City pre-kindergarten programs share a common goal: to prepare children for school and life by giving them a solid foundation.

The deadline for public school applications is April 23, 2014.

For additional information, support and updates please:

* Call: 311
* Visit:
* Text “prek” to 877877
* Sign up for email updates at: