Pre-K lottery applications available
N.Y. (Jan. 28, 2019) -- Applications
are available now for the lottery to determine 2019-20 enrollment in the
City School District of Albany's prekindergarten program for
an application and information booklet here.
can pick up an application at any school or program or at Central
Registration, 75 Watervliet Ave.
The district provides full-day prekindergarten for more
than 750 4-year-olds at all nine neighborhood elementary schools, its
three themed magnet schools, its bilingual Dual Language Program and 18
Your child must be 4 years old by Dec. 1 to be
All prekindergarteners are enrolled through a lottery designed to
provide access for all Albany children. You must enter your child into
the lottery to get a seat in the program of your choice. The district
will hold the lottery on March 13.
Click here for a complete list of prekindergarten programs and
locations. Families must enter their child or children in the lottery to
have the best chance of getting a seat in the program of their choice.
just the application here. The deadline to apply for the pre-K
lottery is March 1.
Transportation is not provided to and from pre-K programs.
Families are responsible for transporting their children.
Learn more here.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High