Welcome to New York City Department of Education –  District 1!  We serve communities on the Lower Eastside and East Village of Manhattan.

Applying to Our Schools

District 1 schools offer equitable, inclusive learning opportunities for NYC students from 3-K through 12th grade. Scroll down to find step-by-step instructions on how to find our district, register your student, and apply for a District 1 school. NYC families can use MySchools to apply to public schools from 3-K to high school. Get started by creating an account. Then explore your children’s personalized school options and get guidance on the admissions process from start to finish.

District 1 Family Welcome Center

Step 1

Fill out this Student Registration Form. This information will help us help you more quickly!

Step 2

Find your local Family Welcome Center, as determined by your school district. If you don’t know your school district, enter your home address here or call 311.

Step 3

Email your Family Welcome Center directly, and be sure to include your Student Registration form. If you are new or returning to NYC public schools, or your address has changed, be sure to ALSO include the documents in this Pre-Registration Checklist.

Explore Our Schools

District 1 Virtual Middle School Tour

School Virtual Tours

(PS 63, PS 20, PS/MS 188, The Neighborhood School)

School Virtual Tours

EVCS, PS/MS 34, PS 19, Children’s Workshop

School Virtual Tours

PS 110, PS 134, PS 142, PS/MS 184

School Virtual Tours

PS 64, PS 140, PS 15, Earth School