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2020-2021 School Year Applications Now Open

Deadline to apply for the Kindergarten and 5th Grade lotteries is April 1 at 5 p.m.

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Application and School Tours

There is no cost to apply to or attend an Uncommon school. Uncommon Schools are free public charter schools serving students in grades K-12. Click below to start your application or join us for a school tour.

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Elementary School
Grades K-4
Middle School
Grades 5-8
High School
Grades 9-12

Application Process

There is no cost to apply to or attend an Uncommon school. Uncommon Schools are free public charter schools serving students in grades K-12. You can apply for:

  • The Lottery: for students who will be in Kindergarten or 5th grade in Fall 2020
  • The Waitlist: for students who will be in any grade, K-8, for the 2019-2020 school year

Uncommon Schools is also accepting applications for a small number of remaining openings in the current 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in immediate enrollment and would like to submit an application for the current school year, please complete the 2019-2020 application and contact the enrollment office at (718) 363-5024 or email enrollment@uncommonschools.org. We will add your child’s application to the waitlist for the current 2019-2020 year.

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Eligibility

Uncommon Schools NYC is open to all residents of New York City. Children entering Kindergarten must turn five on or before December 31 of their enrollment year. We are proud to serve all students – including those with special needs and English language learners. Our special education team ensures that students with special needs have the support, services, and accommodations they need to succeed.

How to Apply

Families can apply to Uncommon Schools NYC either online, submitting a paper application via mail or fax, or visiting one of our schools.

Online

Create an account on SchoolMint and submit your application online.

Mail or Fax

Download the paper application and send by mail or fax to:
Uncommon Schools NYC Admissions
1485 Pacific Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Fax: (718) 228-5257

In Person

Visit any of our elementary or middle schools to fill out and submit an application.