2017/18 Kindergarten Application Update

Kindergarten offer letters for the 2017-2018 school year were sent the week of March 6 to families who applied by the January 13 deadline.

Accept your offer by pre-registering in person at PS20 by April 7. Please contact the office manager Carmen Perez cperez13@schools.nyc.gov to set up an appointment. Bring documentation of your child’s age and proof of address when you go to pre-register.

If you still have not applied to kindergarten, just moved to NYC, or did not receive an offer and would like to be considered for a spot in the DLP at PS20;  Please contact the office manager Carmen Perez cperez13@schools.nyc.gov to be put on our wait-list

  • Both French and English speakers are invited to apply.  The program starts in Kindergarten.  We strive for an equal number of Francophone and Anglophone students in the class.  Francophone applicants will need to be assessed for French language proficiency.  Please fill out our questionnaire if you are interested in the program.

  • The initial Kindergarten application period for the 2017-18 school year for kids who are turning 5 in 2017 ended on January 13. Placement offers were sent out by the DOE the week of March 6. Families will have to April 7 to accept the offer. PLEASE NOTE: If you are looking for placement for the current school year, please call us and email the office manager Carmen Perez cperez13@schools.nyc.gov

  • Applications can be submitted on the DOE's website, by phone 718 935 2400 or in person at the District 13 Family Welcome Center located at 29 Fort Greene Place. Current Pre K families must submit an application as well to be considered for placement at PS20.

  • When applying, put 13K020FR on the form. If you want to be considered for a general Kindergarten class as well, enter 13K020KG on the form.  All applications received by the end of the application period are treated the same. 

  • Students are considered for placement at PS20 by the DOE based on their position on the priority list below:

  1. Zoned students with a sibling who will be attending the school in 2017-18
  2. All other zoned students
  3. Students who reside in District 13 but out of the PS20 zone with a sibling who will be attending the school in 2017-18
  4. Students who reside outside of District 13 with a sibling who will be attending the school in 2017-18
  5. Students who reside in District 13, who are currently enrolled at PS20 in Pre-K
  6. Students who live outside District 13, who are currently enrolled at PS20 in Pre-K
  7. All other students residing in District 13 but outside the PS20 zone
  8. All other students
  • You accept your offer by pre-registering at the school providing proof of your child's age and residence by  April 7  
  • Your child will automatically be placed on PS20's wait-list, if you receive an offer from a school ranked LOWER then PS20 on your application.  PS20 will contact families on the wait-list directly if we can offer a placement to your child.