PS 133 William A. Butler School   |    610 Baltic Street Brooklyn, NY 11217   |   p. (718) 398-5320    |   f. (718) 398-5325
 

How To Apply

Pre-Kindergarten

Public School Pre-K Admissions for the 2014-2015 school year begin March 3 and end April 23. It will be handled by the NYC Department of Education. It’s a centralized application process and each school has little involvement in it.

The application form will be available online in the spring on the DOE’s website (www.nyc.gov/schools/prek). We will also have paper copies in the school office at PS 133. Registration is open until early April, answers go out if you get into the Pre-K program in June.

You can get the latest information on pre-k registration and on universal pre-k on the DOE site (http://schools.nyc.gov). Sign up for the DOE’s email updates on pre-k registration here.

If you are interested in a Spanish or French Dual-Language Pre-K for the 2014-15 school year, please email our Parent Coordinator Mr. Dickerson at (718) 857-4810 or adickerson@schools.nyc.gov. You can read more about this program here.

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Kindergarten

Current School Year
Kindergarten admissions for the current school year (2013–14) are always open for zoned children. If you need a slot, please contact Parent Coordinator Mr. Dickerson at (718) 857-4810 or adickerson@schools.nyc.gov.

2014-2015 School Year

You can still apply to kindergarten! We extended the kindergarten application deadline to Thursday, February 20. Registration hours are between 9am – 11am. To be eligible for kindergarten, your child(ren) must be turning 5 years old by December 31, 2014.

Fill out your DOE application
Online: Kindergarten Connect at www.nyc.gov/schools/kindergarten
By Telephone: Kindergarten Connect Team at 718-935-2400
In Person: Visit an Enrollment Center in one of the 5 boroughs

Click here to get the latest information on the official registration process, timeline, and list of required documents.

Please note that  PS 133 is now a choice school for children from both District 13 and District 15, with priority given to English Language Learners (ELL) and students eligible for Free and Reduced Price Lunch (FRPL).

French or Spanish Dual-Language Programs (DLP)
To apply for Kindergarten for the 2014–15 school year, you have to complete the city’s kindergarten application process for PS 133 and a separate DLP application process through PS 133. Read more about it here.

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Other Grades

For information on admission to 1st to 5th grades, please contact Parent Coordinator Mr. Dickerson at (718) 857-4810 or ADickerson@schools.nyc.gov.

Finally… if you aren’t sure which school district and zone you live in, go to the NYC Department of Education School search page at http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/FindZonedSchool.htm. You can also call the District 13 office at (718) 636-3204 or the District 15 office at (718) 935-3900.

The main DOE website has lots of other information about the city’s schools and the application process. It is at http://schools.nyc.gov.

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