Non-Resident Enrollment

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 2019-2020 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:

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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 $5,649 for general education students and $44,471 for special education students.
  • Grades 7-12: Tuition is $9,447 for general education students and $48,269 for special education students.

Rates can change at any time.

How to Apply

The non-resident enrollment application for the 2019-2020 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.

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