The City School District of New Rochelle, in partnership with several community agencies, is offering residents pre-kindergarten options for the 2022-2023 school year. You can enter a lottery for a pre-kindergarten seat, and rank preferences or programs and locations, until Jan. 28. Parents may choose from Universal Pre-Kindergarten or Magnet Pre-Kindergarten. Entries will be processed during the first week of February, and every effort will be made to accommodate families’ choices. Families then will be notified about next steps, including how to navigate the school registration process.

Presentations of Open Houses explaining the process are available for viewing:

For additional information, please visit For a list of the school district’s community-based collaborators and their contact information, along with a brief description of their programs, can be found at

You also can contact the Office of Curriculum and Instruction at (914) 576-4622 or email