Who Can Apply?
If you live outside of New York City’s five boroughs (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island), you can apply to enroll in a DOE public school during the non-resident application period. The non-resident application for the 2020-2021 school year is currently closed.
If your family does not live in New York City, please note that:
- Your child cannot attend specialized schools, screened/selective schools or programs, Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs, or pre-K programs.
- Your child cannot participate in our admissions processes.
- Your child is not eligible for transportation provided by the DOE.
- You must pay tuition to attend DOE schools.
- The DOE must enroll students who live in NYC before enrolling your child.
- Read Chancellor’s Regulation A-125 to learn more:
Tuition for Non-Residents
The New York State Education Department sets yearly tuition for students who do not live in NYC:
- Grades K-6: Tuition is $5,425 for general education students and $48,392 for special education students.
- Grades 7-12: Tuition is $10,040 for general education students and $53,007 for special education students.
Rates can change at any time.
How to Apply
The non-resident enrollment application period for the 2020-2021 school year has closed. Charter schools have a separate admissions process.
Enrollment for Students Moving to NYC
If you are moving to New York City, enroll your child in a DOE school after you move.