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PS 56 Admissions

School Tours

Thank you for your interest in PS 56! Tours are held twice a month from 9-10am and are open to incoming Pre-K, Kindergarten or Upper Grades.

Your visit will be led by Principal Grande and consist of a brief meeting, walk through our hallways to observe classrooms and conclude with a Q&A session.

Please sign up here:

2023 - 2024 Tour Dates

October 20th

November 3rd + 17th

December 1st + 15th
January 5th + January 19th

February 9th + 16th
March 8th + 22nd

Application Process

PS 56 accepts applications for Pre-K through 5th grade throughout the year. 

All Applications may be submitted:

  • Online at the link below

  • Over the Phone by calling 718-935-2009

  • In Person by visiting a Family Welcome Center

Pre-K Applications

Applications for Pre-K are accepted in the calendar year that your child turns four. For updates on the 2024 Pre-K admission process, sign up now for alerts.

Families who have been offered a seat to PS 56 should  access the My Schools portal used to complete the school application process. Within the portal, “accept” the seat to PS 56. Within a few weeks, you will be emailed access to a portal where to compete and submit a series of registration documents.


Kindergarten Applications

Children enter Kindergarten in the fall of the calendar year they turn five, and are guaranteed a Kindergarten seat at a public school.

For updates on the 2024 Kindergarten admission process, sign up now for alerts.


NOTE: If you are looking for placement for the current school year,

please call us and e-mail Mr. Marvin Williams, Parent Coordinator

School Zone

Our school zone is within a leafy area of Clinton Hill's District 13. The school is within close walking distance to lots of public transport, including:


S to Franklin Ave;  G to Classon Ave;  C to Clinton-Washington


B25, B26, B38, B44, B45, B48, B49, B52, B65, B69

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