PS 172 Admissions

PreK and Kindergarten Virtual School Tours

Dear Prospective Families,

If you were not able to join us for our live tour or would like a closer look at what was presented please find our presentation here.  If you have any questions please contact our Parent Coordinator, Mrs. Hendrickson at 718-965-4200.

Kindergarten Admissions

The kindergarten application is currently closed. If your child was born in 2018 and lives in New York City, they are eligible to attend kindergarten in fall 2023. You can still participate in kindergarten admissions by adding them to program waitlists now. However, please note that you can no longer apply to G&T programs or add your child to G&T waitlists.

Elementary Admissions Events

All NYC families with children born in 2018, 2019, and 2020 are invited to join us at a virtual information session covering 3-K, pre-K, kindergarten, and Gifted & Talented admissions. To learn about event dates and times, and how to join, visit our ES events page.

Sign up now(Open external link) for updates about the 2023 kindergarten admissions process.

For more information, visit the Kindergarten Enrollment page on the NYC DOE website. 


Pre-K Admissions

The pre-K application is open and the deadline to apply is March 10, 2023.

You can apply in one of three ways: 

  1. Online with external link).
  2. By phone at 718-935-2009. Call us Monday-Friday between 8am and 6pm. 
  3. Contact a Family Welcome Center. Learn how at external link).