Incoming 2022-2023 Kindergarten Class

Incoming 2022-2023 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 2017, the kindergarten process is now open. The application deadline is Tuesday, January 18, 2022. All families who apply by the deadline will receive a Kindergarten offer in April.


Families can apply to Kindergarten in two ways, online at or over the phone by calling (718)935-2009

Questions? Call 718-935-2009 or email

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

Deadline to submit: January 18, 2022


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 DOWNLOAD and SAVE the required documents below 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. PARTIAL DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE SEND ONE EMAIL WITH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATIONS.








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.

Please click on this link: for more information