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

Virtual Open Houses (both sites were discussed)
A small number of in person tours of our Carroll Street campus have been scheduled and will be done by our Parent Coordinator, Yvette Agas-Bautz.  Check back for more information.

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 at two sites, one in Gowanus and one in Fort Greene.


What we offer at our ICT site:

  • 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
  • ENL services
  • Music, dance, science, gym and arts programs
  • Afterschool program
  • 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

The deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. All applicants for kindergarten must apply in one of the following ways:

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: 1110 or


What we offer at our Adelphi Street site:

  • A small classroom setting (6:1:1)
  • On-site related service providers
  • Special education services
  • ENL services
  • Dance, science, gym and arts programs
  • Active parent community
  • Free busing available
  • Joint Action Routine Schedules/Sensory Diets/Sensory Groups

Applying to Adelphi Site

The District 75 Placement Office helps facilitate the placement process for all students receiving District 75 supports in 6:1:1 classrooms alongside the school’s administrators and staff. At the school level, we can offer tours and answer questions but will work together with the District Placement Office to confirm if a seat is available.

Setting up tours and visits 

Very small group tours can be arranged by contacting Yvette Agas-Bautz, Parent Coordinator (718- 624-5271 ext: 1110 or