ADMISSIONS

PS 290 IS A ZONED SCHOOL: PLEASE SEE THE MAP AT RIGHT AND ADDITIONAL DETAILS BELOW

ADMISSIONS FOR THE CURRENT 2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Children born in 2014 are eligible for Kindergarten beginning in September 2019.  Any new zoned K-5 students for the current 2019-2020 school year should register as soon as they are living in our zone.

 

To register, call 212-734-7127 or email Susannah at sbutscher@ps290.org or Nancy at ndolinsky@ps290.org to set up an appointment. 

 

Please follow all of the instructions below regarding required documentation and bring your child when you come in to register so that you can receive and complete the further documentation needed for registration. Applicants will be offered seats per NYC Department of Education (DOE) guidelines based on their zone, district and sibling status. 

 

2020-2021 KINDERGARTEN ADMISSIONS

Kindergarten enrollment is now open for fall 2020! NYC families of children born in 2015 can follow the instructions on the NYDOE Website.  Click here for more details. 

 

2020-2021 PRE-K ADMISSIONS

NYC families of children born in 2016 can find information about the pre-K admissions process here.

 

To see a virtual tour of two Pre-K classrooms CLICK HERE.

 

SCHOOL TOURS

For information on school tours, please see Visiting the School.

 

WHAT IS MY ZONED SCHOOL?

Please check the zone map to the right. Note that only the interior of the periphery of our zone is zoned for PS 290. Your zoned school is determined by your official home address, not your place of employment. If you live outside of the PS 290 zone, do not use the address of a family member, friend, or employer who lives in the zone. We verify all addresses.  

 

If you don’t know your zoned school, check the NYC Department of Education (DOE) website at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/find-a-school or call 311. 

ARE YOU ZONED FOR
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REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

Please remember to bring the following with you to your appointment in order to complete the registration process:

  1. Your child. This is very important. Without the child present, you will not be able to finish the pre-registration process.

  2. Your original offer letter from the DOE (For incoming K & Pre-K student's only)

  3. The original and a copy of your child’s birth certificate, passport, or record of baptism which includes the date of birth, or other official documents of age (See Chancellor's Regulation for documents accepted for proof of age)

  4. Immunization records for your child

  5. Copy of your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP) and/or 504 Accommodation Plan (if applicable and available)

  6. Originals and copies of any two of the following documents that will serve your proof of address:

    • A lease agreement, deed or mortgage statement for the residence

    • A residential utility bill (gas or electric) in the resident’s name issued by a utility company (e.g., National Grid or Con Edison), must be dated within the past 60 days

    • A bill for cable television services provided to the residence; must include the name of the parent and the address of the residence and be dated within the past 60 days

    • Documentation or letter on letterhead from a federal, state, or local government agency, including the IRS, the City Housing Authority, Human Resources Administration, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), or an ACS subcontractor or the federal Office of Refugee Settlement, indicating the resident’s name and address, must be dated within the past 60 days

    • A current property tax bill for the residence

    • A water bill for the residence dated within the past 90 days

    • Rent receipt which includes the address of the residence must be dated within the past 60 days

    • State, city, or other government-issued identification (including an IDNYC card), which has not expired and includes the address of residence

    • Income tax form for the last calendar year

    • Official NYS Driver’s License or learner’s permit which has not expired

    • Official payroll documentation from an employer-issued within the past 60 days such as a pay stub with home address, a form submitted for tax withholding purposes or payroll receipt (a letter on the employer’s letterhead is not adequate); must include home address and be dated within the past 60 days

    • Voter registration documents, which include the name of the parent and the address of residence

    • Unexpired membership documents based upon residency (e.g., neighborhood residents’ association), which include the name of the parent and the address of residence

    • Evidence of custody of the child, including but not limited to judicial custody orders or guardianship papers documents issued within the past 60 days with the name of child and address of residence

 
PS 290 Manhattan New School
311 East 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028
Phone: 212-734-7127 Fax: 212-772-8879