Contact Us

370 W 120th St 

New York, New York 10027

Telephone: (212) 678-2849

Facsimile: (212) 665-1572

©2019 PS/IS 180 Hugo Newman College Preparatory School

Pre-K & Kindergarten ADMISSIONS

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Tour Dates

Please RSVP to Maryum  Opa 

mopa@hugonewman.net

The admission process for Pre-K and K students has changed each year for the past few years. Please refer to the DOE website to see the most up to date information regarding admissions to public school. For first grade and higher, admission is given to zoned students or at the discretion of the principal.

How to Enroll

Families with children who will enter Pre-K or Kindergarten have the following options to enroll in our school: 

  1. Over the phone by calling 212-678-2849

  2. In-person at a Family Welcome Center

  3. In-person at PS/IS 180 Hugo Newman, starting August 27th, 2019

Prior to registration, be sure to check out the NYC DOE's pre-registration checklist located here in English or Espanol.

Interpretation services are available in over 200 languages for the over-the-phone and in-person options.  

Admission Priority
For Pre-Kindergarten, priority is given in the following order: siblings of zoned children, non-zoned siblings, zoned children, children in District 3 whose zoned school does not have a Pre-K program, District 3 children whose zoned school has a Pre-K program, non-District 3 children whose school has no Pre-K, non-District 3 children whose school has a Pre-K program.

For Kindergarten, priority is given in the following order: siblings of zoned children, non-zoned siblings, zoned children, children in District 3, children in Manhattan, children in New York City.

Students who enter at Pre-K level are required to re-apply to the school for kindergarten. While there is no guarantee to remain at the school if the child comes from out of zone, the school does make an effort to retain these students.

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