Kindergarten admissions

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Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Parents Launch Petition Demanding Fix to Kindergarten Crisis

Kindergartners were being turned away from zoned schools and sent to schools farther away.

Long Island City »

Dozens of Zoned Students Waitlisted at P.S. 78 in Hunters Point

Parents worry public school seats aren't keeping up with the growing neighborhood.

Forest Hills »

Parents Furious Forest Hills Schools Don't Have Room For Their Kids

A number of parents said that their children were placed far from their zoned schools.

Brooklyn Heights »

More than 1,200 Kindergartners Shut Out of Their Zoned Schools

More than 1,200 families were waitlisted at their zoned schools, according to DOE data released Tuesday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

40 New and Expanding Dual Language Programs Coming to NYC Schools

The languages range from Hebrew to Haitian Creole and will start in September 2015.

Upper East Side »

7 Things You Need to Know Before Applying to Kindergarten

Children who were born in 2010 can apply to kindergarten from Jan. 7 to Feb. 13.

Astoria »

What to Do If Your Child Is Waitlisted for Kindergarten

Here are tips on what to do if your family is still waiting for a seat.

Park Slope »

Park Slope School Blames Application Spike on Parents Giving Fake Addresses

Park Slope's P.S. 321 blamed their waitlist on families falsely claiming to live in its zone.

Astoria »

Kindergarten Registration Push Looks to Bridge Digital Divide in Queens

Astoria nonprofit Zone 126 is looking to help parents navigate the new online kindergarten registration.

Long Island City »

Waitlisted Queens Parents May Ship Children to Brooklyn Catholic School

A lack of school options has some LIC parents considering other neighborhoods — for school, or to live.

New York City »

Public Kindergarten Applications Due Friday for Fall 2013

The kindergarten application process varies by district.

TriBeCa »

Popular Downtown Schools Face Kindergarten Lotteries Once Again

P.S. 234 and P.S. 276 will both have to hold lotteries for kindergarten this year.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea School Bucks the Trend With No Kindergarten Waitlist

Even though other schools have huge waitlists, P.S. 11 has accommodated all its zoned students.

Manhattan »

Time Running Out for Kindergarten Applications

Applications for fall 2012 kindergarten seats are due Friday, March 2.

Downtown »

Nearly Half P.S. 234's Kindergarten Seats Already Gone to Siblings

Siblings of current P.S. 234 students snapped up 52 of the 125 available seats.