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We are now accepting applications in grades Pre-K to 9 for the 2023-24 school year.

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Apply Today for the 2023-24 School Year!

We are now accepting applications for Pre-K through 9th grade for the 2023-2024 School Year.

Uncommon Schools NYC is a network of 24 free public charter schools in Brooklyn serving Pre-K to 12th Grade. Families interested in applying for a Pre-K through 9th Grade seat at one of our schools can complete the online application here. Learn more about our new Pre-K program here.

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Uncommon Schools NYC Enrollment
507 Macdonough St.
Brooklyn, NY 11233

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Reasons to Choose Uncommon NYC

From an award-winning curriculum and caring teachers, to a full Pre-K to 12 experience, here are some reasons why families choose Uncommon NYC.

Caring & Supportive Culture

We love our students for who they are, and celebrate their brilliance.

Full Pre-K to 12 Experience

Once you choose Uncommon NYC, your child can stick with us until they walk across the stage at high school graduation.

Beyond Core Academics

We offer students electives and extracurriculars to further explore their world and discover their passions.

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Application Process

There is no cost to apply to or attend an Uncommon Brooklyn school.

The deadline for applications for Pre-K, Kindergarten, 5th, and 9th Grade is April 1st, 2023. Applications received after April 1, 2023 will be placed on the waitlist.  

Uncommon Schools is also accepting applications for the current school year. If you are interested in immediate enrollment and would like to submit an application for the current 2022-23 school year, please complete the 2022-23 application and contact the enrollment office at enroll@uncommonschools.org or 718-363-5024. We will then add your child’s application to the waitlist for this current year and contact you as soon as a seat becomes available.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for Pre-K for the 2023-24 school year, your child must be 4 years old by December 31, 2023. Please note that Pre-K availability is pending approval by the NYC Department of Education.

To be eligible for Kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year, your child must be 5 years old by December, 31 2023.

We only accept applications for high school students in 9th grade at Uncommon Collegiate Charter High School and Uncommon Leadership Charter High School at this time.

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Uncommon Schools operates 24 schools, serving grades Pre-K to 12, in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Cypress Hills, East Flatbush, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, and Williamsburg.

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