Incoming 2022-2023 Kindergarten Class

Class of 2028

It’s time to start your child’s journey through elementary school!

If you live in New York City and your child was born in 2017, the kindergarten process is now open.

Families can apply to Kindergarten in two ways, online at myschools.nyc or over the phone by calling (718)935-2009.

Questions? Call 718-935-2009 or email ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

Only families who receive an offer letter to attend PS 185 can register during the enrollment period. If you did not receive an offer letter from the DOE, but would like your child to attend PS 185 - please add your child to our waitlist.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1:  Accept the PS185 offer on myschools.nyc

Step 2:  Complete and submit registration documents to HVerveniotis@schools.nyc.gov

Step 3:  In-person meeting to finalize registration (child must attend). Appointment scheduled upon receipt of paperwork.

Step 4:  Kindergarten orientation meeting. Details will be emailed to you upon completion of steps 1-3.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS: Monday, April 25, 2022

 

Please DOWNLOAD and SAVE the required documents below to your desktop.  These are fillable documents, but you must download and save them to your desktop BEFORE you fill them in.  It's important you follow this step, otherwise you will be emailing blank forms. 

PARTIAL DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE SEND ONE EMAIL WITH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATIONS.

 

 

In addition, please scan and email the following required documents:

  • Proof of Age (scan/take picture of birth certificate)

  • Proof of Residency (scan/take picture of TWO proofs of residency)*

  • Immunization Record **

  • Photo Identification of the parent/guardian submitting the paperwork

  • Copy of IEP (if applicable)

Please complete the required forms and submit along with the supporting documentation to: 

HVerveniotis@schools.nyc.gov

*PROOF OF RESIDENCY:  visit Registration Checklist (nyc.gov) for a list of acceptable proofs of residency

 

**IMMUNIZATION RECORDS:  You must submit proof of immunization for your child to attend school. All students must meet the requirements for:  DTaP (diphtheria- tetanus-pertussis), poliovirus, MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), varicella and hepatitis B vaccines.  Immunization Requirements Letter and Chart for School Year 2020-21 (azureedge.net)

 

Download GENIUS SCAN-PDF SCANNER or CAMSCANNER from Google Play or on the Apple App Store. These are easy tools you can use to scan the required documents.

Click here for more information:  Enrollment Forms (nyc.gov)

If you have additional questions about the enrollment or waitlist process, contact the Family Welcome Center at: brooklynfwc@schools.nyc.gov