Apply to PS 372, The Children’s School!  (En Español)

Did you know that Community School District 15 residents can attend schools of choice like The Children’s School? Our school, PS 372, is not a zoned school. It’s a district 15 school, which means all children who live in District 15 are eligible to apply.

Open House
Come to our open house to learn more!
When:  The Open House for Sept. 2019 admissions has passed. Stay tuned for next year’s dates.
Where: Recreation Center on 1st street between 3rd and 4th Avenue

Parents do not need to register or sign up. Open Houses include a tour of the school. We encourage parents to come to the Open House before they apply to The Children’s School/ P.S. 372.

About Our School

The Children’s School is a free, public elementary school that offers a nurturing educational environment to meet the diverse needs of District 15 students.

What we offer:

  • Innovative team teaching
  • At least 3 educators in every classroom. (Two teachers and one Educational Assistant)
  • Maximum Class Size for K-5 is 25
  • Special education services
  • ESL services
  • Music, dance, science, gym and arts programs
  • Afterschool & enrichment programs
  • Active parent community
  • Free busing available

Students who qualify for Free & Reduced Lunch or are English Language Learners have a strong advantage in the admissions lottery for kindergarten.

Applying to Kindergarten

All applicants for kindergarten must apply with one of the following:

Additional Information

Please check the NYC DOE website for information and updates about citywide admissions. You’ll need to choose ‘pre-K’ or ‘elementary’ on the left side of the page.

Children are admitted to The Children’s School/ P.S. 372 by lottery. Families are asked to fill out a one-page application.

Questions? Contact Yvette Agas-Bautz, Parent Coordinator 718- 624-5271 ext: 1011 or