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Apply Today for the 2023-24 School Year!

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

Uncommon Schools NYC is a network of 23 free public charter schools in Brooklyn serving K to 12th Grade. Families interested in applying for a K through 9th Grade seat at one of our schools can complete the online application here.

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

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(718) 228-5275

Reasons to Choose Uncommon NYC

From an award-winning curriculum and caring teachers, to a full 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 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 Kindergarten, 5th, and 9th Grade is April 1st, 2023. The lottery for offers will be held on April 4th, 2023. 

Uncommon Schools is also accepting applications for the current school year. If you are interested in immediate enrollment, please complete the 2022-23 application and contact the enrollment office at enroll@uncommonschools.org or 718-363-5024. We will reach out to discuss opportunities for enrolling.

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

We accept 9th grade applications across our 4 high schools. 


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Uncommon Schools operates 23 schools, serving grades 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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