School Choice Fair Set for Saturday, December 7, 2019

  • Families in transition grades, and those who will be new to the Yonkers Public Schools in September 2020 are encouraged to attend the Yonkers Public Schools Choice Fair Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:00AM - 12:30PM at Yonkers Middle High School, 150 Rockland Avenue in Yonkers.

    The Districtwide School Choice Fair is an opportunity to meet administrators and staff from all of the District schools, as well as representatives from District departments: Transportation, Student Enrollment, Special Education and Pupil Support, English as a New Language & Transitional Bilingual Education, as well as the Division of Teaching and Learning. The Yonkers Council of PTSAs will be available to assist parents.

    Families are also encouraged to tour schools during December and January - check the schedules! Take a walk around the school. Meet our students, teachers and administrators. Ask questions and see for yourself the teaching and learning taking place. Elementary school visits require an appointment. All school visits require appropriate ID.

    PRE-KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 8 SCHOOL TOUR SCHEDULE

    English / Español 

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR:

    • Students new for September 2020

     

    GRADES 7 & 8 SCHOOL TOUR SCHEDULE

    English / Español

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR

    • Students new for September 2020
    • Currently enrolled 6th graders in prekindergarten - grade 6 schools except students at Montessori Schools 27 and 31

     

    GRADES 9 -12 SCHOOL TOUR SCHEDULE

    English / Español
    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR
    • Students new for September 2020
    • Currently enrolled 8th graders – except for students at Palisade Preparatory School and Yonkers Montessori Academy

    Yonkers Public Schools is committed to a School Choice Process that is open and equitable to everyone. To select a school for your child, parents must submit the Online School Choice Application for any grade-appropriate Yonkers public school. School Choice information will be mailed in January 2020 to:

    • Students registered new for September 2020
    • Currently enrolled 6th graders in Prekindergarten – Grade 6 schools except for students at Montessori Schools 27 and 31
    • Currently enrolled 8th graders except for students at Palisade Preparatory School and Yonkers Montessori Academy

    New students for September 2020 must register now. To register, parents should call the Information Center at 914-376-8050 to schedule an appointment. Follow this link to learn about requirements and necessary documents.

  • IS YOUR CHILD STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2020?

    Register her or him NOW so your family can participate in the School Choice Process from February 8-22, 2020.

     

    KEY SCHOOL CHOICE DATES

    Now:
    Register your new-to-the-district student, including CURRENT 3 year-olds eligible for PreK in September 2020 ** 

    Dec. 7, 2019:
    School Choice Fair
    (Snow date 12/14/19)

    December-January:
    School Tours

    Feb. 8, 2019- Feb. 22, 2020:
    Online School Choice Application Submission Period

    ** PreK students must be 4 years-of-age on or before December 1, 2020

    Kindergarten students must be 5 years-of-age on or before December 1, 2020

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