Welcome to District 1, located on Manhattan’s Lower Eastside and East Village!

Applying to Our Schools

District 1 schools offer equitable, inclusive learning opportunities for NYC students from 3K 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 3K 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

Come visit the Family Welcome Center at 166 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002

Contact the Family Welcome Center at 347-973-2062, Monday through Friday, from 8am – 4pm