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

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

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