3-K provides free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for three-year-olds.
- Apply to 3-K between January 10 – March 1,2024 for the 2024-2025 school year.
- In New York City, you can apply to 3-K in the calendar year that your child turns three.
- 3-K programs are offered throughout NYC.
- Use MySchools to search for and learn about 3-K options.
- Your child has priority to attend 3-K programs in the district where you live.
- Children can enroll in Full Day, Extended Day and Year, and Head Start seat types. Learn more.
- 3-K programs are offered throughout the five boroughs in different settings. Each setting offers a consistent DOE high-quality, play-based curriculum.
Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.Am I Eligible?
Enroll over the phone by calling 718-935-2009.
- Apply between January 10 – March 1, 2024.
- Interpretation services are available in more than 200 languages.
Apply at a Family Welcome Center between January 10 – March 1, 2024.
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