Teachers College Community School Open Houses

Teachers College Community School is excited to welcome prospective families to TCCS.  TCCS Open Houses provide families with an opportunity to learn about the school's curriculum and philosophy for educating students.  Parents will also learn about the unique partnership between Teachers College and will engage in a Q and A with school leadership and returning families.  Below are dates for our upcoming Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Middle School open houses. 

PreK and Kindergarten Admissions

Applications for Kindergarten are due January 12, 2018

Application period for PreK opens on February 5, 2018

TCCS Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten provides a child-centered environment that will inspire and challenge all students to become independent thinkers, problem solvers and life-long learners. 

Admission into Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs are by lottery. 

If you have questions about Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten Admissions, call (718) 935-2009 or email ESEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

TCCS Pre-K and Kindergarten Open Houses

  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017-9am-10am
  • Tuesday, December 5th, 2017-5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018-9am-10am
  • Wednesday, January 10th, 2018-5:30pm-6:30pm

Upcoming Open Houses


Middle School Admissions

The middle school application period for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed.

Fifth grade students will get their results letter in April 2018.

Middle school offers students opportunities to explore their interests, discover new subjects, and learn more about themselves. New York City students can apply to up to 12 middle school programs.

This fall, your child will get a personalized Middle School Application. They are eligible to apply to any of the programs listed on their application.  Admission into the middle school program is by lottery.

If you have questions about Middle School Admissions, please call (718) 935-2398 or email MSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov.

TCCS Middle School Open Houses

  • Thursday, October 19th, 2017-9am-10am
  • Thursday, October 26th, 2017- 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Thursday, November 9th, 2017-5:30pm-6:30pm


Upcoming Open Houses


Admissions Lottery

Students are admitted to TCCS by lottery at three grade levels:

  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten
  • Grade 6

The lottery process is managed by the New York City Department of Education.  Students in all other grades are admitted from a wait list maintained by the school, depending on availability of space.

Lottery Selection Priorities for Admission

  1. District 5 (map) and 6 (map) residents whose siblings will be enrolled in grades K-6 at TCCS in September 2017
  2. Students who live outside of Districts 5 and 6 whose siblings will be enrolled in grades K-6 at TCCS in September 2017
  3. District 5 or 6 residents who are currently enrolled in Pre-K at TCCS
  4. Students who reside outside of Districts 5 and 6 who are currently enrolled at the school in Pre-K
  5. District 5 and 6 residents
  6. Students who live outside of Districts 5 and 6

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For More Information

 You may visit the DOE website at http://schools.nyc.gov/choicesenrollment/  for more details about applying to PreKindergarten, Kindergarten and Middle School.  You can also sign up for admissions updates at http://schools.nyc.gov/Subscribe/default.htm.