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PS 261 is a Kindergarten through 5th Grade Elementary School. There are two Pre-Kindergarten classes in the building.

In-Person PS 261 School Tours are complete for the 2024 incoming school year.



For Pre-K and Kindergarten, please visit the DOE’s website for information on applying to NYC public schools.

261 currently has 36 pre-k students in two pre-k classes. The majority of Pre-K 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.

105 kindergarten students in five kindergarten classes.

Applying for Grades 1st through 5th

If PS 261 is your zoned school, contact pupil secretary Osdilia Caban at [email protected]

to register.

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.

PS 261 gives priority to applicants eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income), live in temporary housing, are English Language Learners, and live in public housing for 30% of seats.

For more information, contact Parent Coordinator Heather Weston [email protected], or Visit a DOE Borough Enrollment Office* for details on applying to NYC schools. 

*Park Place Family Welcome Center (District 15)

  • 355 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 718-623-5069
  • Frank Ramsay