Pre-Kindergarten Admissions

Apply Now to Pre-K For All!

If your child was born in 2012 and you live in New York City, you can submit an application from January 25-March 4, 2016. All applications received by the March 4 deadline are treated the same—our application process is not first-come, first-served. You can update your application until the March 4 deadline if you have already submitted. All families must submit an application to receive a pre-K offer.

  • Apply Online: Create an account on our application site and submit your application. Online applications are accepted until Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:59pm. If you do not have an email address and/or do not wish to provide an email address, please apply over the phone or in person.
  • Apply Over the Phone: Call us at 718-935-2067 between 8:00am and 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Phone applications are accepted until Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:00pm.
  • Apply In Person: Visit a counselor at a Family Welcome Center from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday. Applications are accepted until Friday, March 4, 2016 at 3:00pm.

Interpretation services are available in more than 200 languages for over-the-phone and in-person application submissions. Please request an interpreter if you speak a language other than English.

After you apply, you will receive your pre-K offer letter in early May 2016.

Supply Lists for 2015-2106

If you didn’t get a chance to purchase a School Kidz supply kit, please use the links below to access the supply lists for each grade.

Pre- K Supply List

Kindergarten Supply List

First Grade Supply List

Second Grade Supply List

The supply lists above also list the following personal items, which should be brought to school and are not included in the School Kidz supply kits:

Pre-Kindergarten

  • Smock or large t-shirt for art activities and projects
  • Change of clothes (including socks and sneakers) in a zip-lock bag labeled with your child’s name and class
  • 1 blanket and 1 sheet for rest time in a sealable plastic bag (comforter bag) labeled with your child’s name and class
  • 4 wallet sized photos of your child
  • Pair of socks to use as dry-erasers
  • Backpack

Kindergarten-

  • Smock or large t-shirt for art activities and projects
  • Change of clothes (including socks and sneakers) in a zip-lock bag labeled with your child’s name and class
  • Pair of socks to use as dry-erasers
  • Backpack

First Grade-

  • Backpack

Second Grade-

  • Backpack

Also, classroom donations of the following items are greatly appreciated throughout the year:

Pre-K-

Paper towels

  • Paper towels
  • Hand sanitizer
  • All-purpose cleaner spray or wipes (without bleach) – no Windex please

Kindergarten-

  • Paper towels
  • Hand sanitizer
  • All purpose cleaner spray or wipes (without bleach) – no windex please
  • Plastic-ware for cooking (forks, spoons, knives)
  • Napkins
  • Small plastic cups
  • Small plastic bowls
  • Play dough

First Grade-

  • All purpose cleaner spray or wipes (without bleach) – no windex please
  • Plastic-ware for cooking (forks, spoons, knives)
  • Napkins
  • Small plastic cups
  • Small plastic bowls

Second Grade-

  • All purpose cleaner spray or wipes (without bleach) – no windex please
  • Plastic-ware for cooking (forks, spoons, knives)
  • Napkins
  • Small plastic cups
  • Small plastic bowls

Excellence in School Wellness Award

Congratulations to PS 9 for achieving the “Silver” Excellence in School Wellness Award!

The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene’s Excellence in School Wellness Award was created to recognize elementary schools for their efforts in creating a healthy school environment as a means to promote child health and improve academic achievement. The focus of the award is to highlight school policies and practices that will encourage healthier behaviors within our communities.

Last year, PS 9 achieved the “Bronze” Award and this year, we have improved our school wellness practices to achieve the “Silver” Award. (Side note: last year, no other school on Staten Island achieved the silver level).

A HUGE thank you to the administration and staff at PS 9 for implementing school programs that promote health and wellness- especially in the areas of Physical Education, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Wellness and Mental Health.

For more information on the criteria to achieve the Excellence in School Wellness Award, click HERE.

Learn more about PS 9

http://insideschools.org/elementary/browse/school/8258

PS 9 is Official!

Naples Street Elementary School had its Spring Arts Show and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday May 20th.  The school revealed its new sign featuring the school’s name and mission.  Read more about it…

http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2014/05/new_ps_9_dedicated_in_staten_i.html

Family Involvement and Performances at PS 9

Families are invited to engage in theme based activities, publishing celebrations, performances and more!  Last February we celebrated PS 9’s First 100 Days of School!

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Performances

With the Arts at the heart of our mission students have many opportunities to perform and express themselves artistically.

Winter Music Performance 2014

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Winter Dance Performance 2014

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Spring Arts Show & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2014

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