Admissions

Registration & School Tours

December 7th, 2018 – 9 AM (SIGN-UP HERE)

Please note that PS 261 is unable to offer private or personal tours for prospective families.
Here is the handout we give to families with some general facts and you are welcome to look through our website. Thank you. OPEN HOUSE FAQ sheet
Kindergarten Begins December 3rd, 2018. All children born in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to apply for kindergarten placement in the 2019–20 school year. Families can submit the application via MySchools.nyc, over the phone at 718-935-2009, or in-person at a Family Welcome Center.registration for children born in 2013 will be online, Winter 2018
PK registration for children born in 2014 will be online, Winter 2019.
PS 261 has 36 PK seats.
No seats will be offered to non-zoned families. The majority of PK seats will go to zoned siblings. Zoned families who apply will be automatically added to the waitlist.
On average we offer 5 to 6 seats from the PK waitlist to NEW ZONED FAMILIES ONLY.

Applying to PS 261 Grades 1 – 5?

– PS 261 is a zoned school. Currently, we do not have any seats available for non-zoned families.


General Information

Please review the general facts about enrolling in NYC public schools by visiting the NYC DOE website and checking under the enrollment tab.

For more information, contact Parent Coordinator Heather Weston, [email protected] or Visit a DOE Borough Enrollment Office* for information about applying to NYC schools *The enrollment offices for our district is located at 29 Fort Greene Place, basement of Brooklyn Tech High School (for general ed) and 131 Livingston Street, 3rd floor (special ed only).