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Enrolling at 282

Acceptance Letters for Kindergarten have been sent out. If you were accepted please follow the directions on your letter to enrol your child as soon as possible so that classes can be finalized.

Here are some documents to help you get started on your 282 journey.

282 Presentation Tour

Kindergarten at a Glance

Pre-K at a Glance

Family Handbook 2017/2018

If you were not accepted in this first round of offers you can call the parent coordinator at 282 to find out where you are on the waitlist and express your interest in attending.

Tour schedule

Thank you so much for your interest in touring PS 282! We can’t wait to show you around.

We have one or two tours every month. Please RSVP for tours! It helps us make sure there are enough volunteers to give great tours and that you get the information you need.  You may use the form at the bottom of this page or click here.

If you are interested in learning more or have questions, email us at outreach@282parkslope.org

Elementary School

Explore your elementary school options. Applying to kindergarten? You can apply over-the-phone, online, or in-person.


Find out more about pre-k programs available in public schools and community-based organizations.


Most students attend kindergarten at their zoned school. Other elementary school options are also available.

Gifted & Talented

The G&T Request for Testing period usually begins in October for the following year. Please check the Department of Education NYC website for specific details.

Families may submit a Request for Testing (RFT) form   online or in person at an Enrollment Office or public school .

Click here to submit a RFT online.

For more information regarding the RFT process as well as the G&T process overall please review the G&T Handbooks.

New Elementary School Students

It is easy to enroll in a New York City public school. Register today in just a few steps.


Find out how to transfer from one NYC public school to another.