Incoming 2021-2022 Kindergarten Class

Incoming 2021-2022 Kindergarten Class

It’s time to start your child’s journey through elementary school! If you live in New York City and your child was born in 2016, the kindergarten application is now open. Be sure to apply by January 19, 2021.

You can apply one of two ways:

  • Online with MySchools. Click on the link to create or access your MySchools account.

  • By phone at 718-935-2009. Call us Monday-Friday between 8am and 6pm, or Saturday-Sunday between 9am and 1pm.

With MySchools, you can search for schools, find great choices for your child’s application, and apply to kindergarten—all in one place.

To learn more about kindergarten admissions, visit the DOE website—the new Elementary Admissions Video series will walk you through what to expect, how to set up your MySchools account, and how to apply.

Questions? Call 718-935-2009 or email

Check out our Virtual Kindergarten Tour by clicking on the button below

Deadline to submit: Ongoing


Registration will take place online.  If you accepted an offer to PS 185, you must fill out the registration documents and email them to Ms. Helen at:  HVERVENIOTIS@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV


Please click on this link:  to DOWNLOAD and SAVE the required documents to your desktop.  These are fillable documents, but you must download and save them to your desktop BEFORE you fill them in.  It's important you follow this step, otherwise you will be emailing blank forms.  


To complete registration you must download and complete the following forms available on the DOE website:

  • Student Registration Form

  • Emergency Contact Form

  • Home Language Identification Survey

  • Parent Ethnicity Survey

  • Housing Questionnaire

  • Kindergarten New Admit Questionnaire


 In addition, you will need to scan and email the following required documents:

  • Proof of Age (scan/take picture of birth certificate)

  • Proof of Residency (scan/take picture of TWO proofs of residency)*

  • Immunization Record **

  • Photo Identification of the parent/guardian submitting the paperwork

  • Copy of IEP (if applicable)

SAVE ALL RECORDS AS:  LAST NAME,FIRST NAME FILE NAME  (i.e. Verveniotis,Helen Registration Form)


Please complete these documents and return them to    



If you have additional questions about the enrollment process, you can contact the Family Welcome Center at:


*PROOF OF RESIDENCY:  visit for a list of acceptable proofs of residency


**IMMUNIZATION RECORDS:  You must submit proof of immunization for your child to attend school. All students must meet the requirements for:  DTaP (diphtheria- tetanus-pertussis), poliovirus, MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), varicella and hepatitis B vaccines.  Visit for more information. 


Download GENIUS SCAN-PDF SCANNER or CAMSCANNER from Google Play or on the Apple App Store. These are easy tools you can use to scan the required documents.

Contact Us

Tel: 718-745-6610 



8601 Ridge Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY  11209