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New public schools opening in District 13 and 15

The Department of Education and School Construction Authority have shared the opening of various new 3K & Pre-K centers as well as elementary schools for District 15 and District 13.

The new Laurie A. Cumbo Children’s Enrichment Center is now open on Myrtle Avenue and accepting new enrollments. Families can now sign-up for this remaining school year, the summer, and the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The Center, operated by Brooklyn Community Services, is accepting applications for 3-K and Pre-K children for the remainder of this school year, summer programming, and the next school year starting in September. Children are eligible for the rest of this school year and this summer if they were born in 2017 or 2018. Children born in 2018 and 2019 are eligible to enroll for September.

Opening in September 2022

  • 3K CENTER @ 5202 3RD AVENUE in Sunset Park –D15 –120 seats (open to all children in District 15)
  • 3K CENTER @ 274 ATLANTIC AVENUE in Boerum Hill –D15 – 90 seats (open to all children in District 15)

Opening in September 2023

  • PRE-K CENTER @ 168 8TH STREET in Gowanus –D15 – 180 seats (open to all children in District 15)
  • 3K CENTER @ 129 VAN BRUNT STREET in Red Hook – D15 –135 seats (open to all children in District 15)

Opening in September 2023

P.S. @ 424 ALBEE SQUARE WEST in Downtown Brooklyn – D13 — 312 seats (no details on the zoning yet)

Opening in September 2024

P.S. @  763 PRESIDENT STREET in Park Slope – D15 — 451 seats (no details on the zoning yet)

P.S./H.S. @ 362 SCHERMERHORN STREET in Boerum Hill – D15 – 367 seats (no details on the zoning yet)

The expansion of the tuition-free 3K for All program in District 13 and 15 is in full flow. The Department of Education is growing the program with the plan to offer a seat for every 3 year old. Various privately run preschools and daycares will offer 3K for All starting in September 2022. Official applications are closed but you can still add your child born in 2019 to the waitlists. Find out more here. Recently added 3K for All programs include:

DUMBO

  • Bright Horizons daycare in DUMBO
  • Imagine daycare in DUMBO
  • NY Kids Club in DUMBO
  • PS 307 in Vinegar Hill

Brooklyn Heights

  • Imagine daycare in Brooklyn Heights
  • NY Kids Club in Brooklyn Heights
  • Kiddie Korner daycare in Brooklyn Heights
  • KinderPrep Daycare at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Downtown Brooklyn

  • Our Children’s Center
  • Imagine Daycare at 101 Willoughby Street
  • PS 38

Fort Greene & Clinton Hill

  • PS 46
  • PS 20
  • Cititots at 238 Lafayette Street
  • Laurie A. Cumbo Children’s Enrichment Center
  • PS 54

BoCoCa & Red Hook

  • Cobble Hill Kindercare on Atlantic Avenue (new center opening soon)
  • Regina’s Daycare at 89 Bergen Street and 164 President Street
  • Little Brooklyn Playschool on 2nd Place
  • PS 32 in Carroll Gardens
  • PS 15 in Red Hook

Photos: Myrtle Avenue Children’s Center

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