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What is my local public school, and how do I enroll my child?
How can my child change to another public school mid-year?
Which school district am I in?
Where can I get my child immunized?
What resources are available for my disabled child?
How can I learn about Pre-K transportation for my child?

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What is my local public school, and how do I enroll my child?
For elementary or middle school: Register at your child's zoned school. Your zoned school is determined by your home address. If you don't know your zoned school, call 311 or visit the Department of Education website. If you don't have a zoned school, please visit a Student Registration Center in your borough of residence. For high school: Register at a Student Registration Center in your borough of residence.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Department of Education
NYC Department of Education Districts & Schools Information



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How can my child change to another public school mid-year?
If your child attends an elementary or junior high school, talk to the School Board Superintendent. If he or she is in high school, call the Division of High Schools or Division of Alternative Schools.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Student Transfer Information
NYC Department of Education Districts and Schools Information



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Which school district am I in?
Use the NYC Department of Education's school and district search tool to find your school district.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Department of Education Districts and Schools Information



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Where can I get my child immunized?
Visit the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website to find out where your child can get immunizations for school. Once your child is immunized, the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) provides a central record-keeping system to track the immunization status of individual children and monitor immunization levels across the population.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Immunization Clinics
Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR)



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What resources are available for my disabled child?
A number of agencies work together to run the Early Intervention Program, which supports infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays. Each borough has a Committee on Special Education that provides services for disabled children in schools. Call the Division of Special Education for more information. The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities can answer more general questions about help for disabled children.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Dept. of Education Special Education Services
Special Education Transportation
NYC DOHMH Bureau of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities



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How can I learn about Pre-K transportation for my child?
Established in 1992, the Pre-K student Transportation Program is administered by the Department of Transportation in coordination with the New York City Department of Education and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.The Pre-K Student Transportation Program negotiates, manages, and oversees contracts with vendors to provide safe and cost-effective transportation for 20,000 New York City preschool special education children to various preschools and service providers.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Pre-K Student Transportation Program



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