Virtual School Choice Fair Kicks Off 2021-22 School Choice Process


    Yonkers Public Schools is hosting its annual School Choice Fair completely online this year so families eligible to participate in the School Choice Process have the opportunity to explore schools and make decisions before the application process begins in February.

    The Virtual School Choice Fair takes place online from Tuesday, January 19 through Tuesday, January 26, 2021.


Families have the opportunity to:

    • Learn about our 39 schools, their unique programs and opportunities, in brief video presentations hosted by the District's principals.
    • Visit individual school websites for additional information and email the principals with school specific questions.
    • View informational videos about the School Choice Process.
    • Join the School Choice Town Hall Zoom Meetings on:
      • Thursday, January 21 at 4:00 p.m. for students entering grades prekindergarten through 8
      • Thursday, January 21 at 6:00 p.m. for students entering grades 9 through 12
      • Friday, January 22 at 5:30 p.m. presented in Spanish for all grade levels.

    The Virtual School Choice Fair is the next step in your child’s educational journey with Yonkers Public Schools!

    This virtual experience will prepare you for the School Choice Process, which begins Saturday, February 13 at 6:00 a.m. and ends on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

    During this two week period, parents/guardians must submit an online School Choice Application to select your child’s school for September 2021.

    School Placement for transition grade students is based on the seating capacity in the selected school and grade, school or program admission requirements, as well as sibling and attendance zone preference.

    Student Enrollment staff is available to provide assistance Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Please feel free to email or call 914-376-8050 with any questions you may have and for technical assistance with the School Choice Process.