Welcome to City Schools!

Congratulations! It's time to enroll your child in pre-K or kindergarten!

To enter pre-K, children must be four years old by September 1, and to enter Kindergarten, children must be five years old by September 1City Schools offers two ways to register your student -- by visiting your neighborhood school or online.

Every day in pre-K and kindergarten, children learn

a new

math skill

how to

work with others

a new


how to

make friends


As free, all-day-pre-K becomes accessible to more students; there are a few changes this year. Many more families will now qualify for early enrollment to pre-K because of changes to the income requirements. The new income eligibility information and all the details on pre-k and kindergarten are below.

Registration dates for 2023-24 school year

  • April 17, 2023 for Priority 1 families

  • June 26, 2023 for Priority 2 families

Important Dates

  • April 17, 2023: Enrollment window opens for kindergarten & pre-K priority 1 families

  • April 17 – May 19, 2023: Application window for families interested in Early Admission testing to Kindergarten & first grade 

  • August 1 – August 15, 2023: Application window for families interested in a pre-k waiver 

  • August 28, 2023: First day of school for ALL students

    *All dates are subject to change.

Enrollment Forms