PS 56 accepts applications for Pre-K through fifth grade throughout the year.
Parents can apply to PS 56 on the MY Schools portal.


  1. For families who have been offered a seat to PS 56, go into the My Schools portal you used to complete the school application process. Within the portal, “accept” the seat to PS 56.
  2. Within a few weeks, you will be emailed access to a portal where you will compete and submit a series of registration documents.


PS 56 is hosting virtual tours throughout the 2020-2021 school year. View our Calendar for the schedule.

To sign up for a tour contact us.


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Department of Education

The Department of Education develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. See the PS 56 review.

Inside Schools

Inside Schools provides authoritative independent information about New York City’s public schools. See the PS 56 review.