Kindergarten Admissions for 2017-18

Interested in attending Arts & Letters for Kindergarten next fall?   We will be hosting information sessions/tours on the following Wednesday mornings:

  •  November 2, 2016 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)
  •  November 9, 2016 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)
  •  December 7, 2016 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)
  •  December 21, 2016 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)
  •  January 11, 2017 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)
  •  January 18, 2017 @ 9:15 am (Auditorium)

 Please sign up with the link below:

Note: We are a District 13 unzoned public school, so you need to reside within District 13 to be eligible for our lottery. 

Middle School Admissions for 2017-18

Interested in attending Arts & Letters for 6th Grade? Because we are a K-8 school, we will have an extremely limited number of spots for new 6th grade students.  If you would like to learn more information about our middle school application process, we will have an information session and tour on October 19th at 9:15.  Please sign up with the link below:


Kindergarten Admissions for

Kindergarten offer letters for the 2016-2017 school year were sent the week of March 14, 2016 to families who applied by the January 20 deadline. 

Families who were offered spots at A&L will receive direct communication from our staff in the coming week about an appointment to pre-register in person at A&L.  

The deadline for this pre-registration is April 8, 2016. Bring documentation of the student’s age and proof of residence when you come to pre-register at A&L. 

If you did not receive an offer for Kindergarten at A&L and are interested in attending, please complete the A&L Kindergarten Interest Survey here.  Please note that you will not receive a confirmation. 

Transfer Applicants for 1st-8th grades

If you are interested in transferring into A&L for a seat in 1st through 8th grade,  please use the "Interested Applicant" link after January 15, by adding your child's name. You will not receive a confirmation, but please know that we have your information and will do our very best to reach out to you concerning your request. 

Kindergarten Application Process

View the NYC Kindergarten Overview and Frequently Asked Questions


Tours for the 2016-2017 School Year

We have completed our admissions tours for this school year. 


Tours are held on Thursdays at 9:15 am and begin in the Auditorium. Tours are for all interested families from K-8, but will largely focus on the Kindergarten program.