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Congratulations to the scholars and families accepted in the 2017-18 lottery!

Applications are still being accepted! Apply Today!

GIRLS PREP BRONX | Elementary (*PreK-5)
Founded in 2009 as the sister school to Girls Prep Lower East Side. In June 2017, Girls Prep Bronx will graduate its inaugural class of 8th graders. Starting in Kindergarten, Girls Prep scholars, receive science instruction five days a week from faculty who are exclusively focused on teaching the wonders of science. Girls Prep Bronx is committed to developing the next generation of female engineers, scientists and mathematicians.

          • Elementary (PreK-5): 681 Kelly Street, Bronx, NY 10455

*PreK will be co-ed and hosted at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary for the 2017 school year.

Enrollment Preferences

Sibling Preference

Siblings of currently enrolled students will receive sibling preference at the time of the lottery. Two children are siblings if they have the same parent(s) OR live in the same home and custodial care has been transferred to the same guardian(s).

Acceptable documents are as follows:

  • Proof for biological sibling preference can include a Birth Certificate or Certificate of Adoption.
  • Proof for a transfer of custodial care must include a Birth Certificate, non-custodial parent affidavit (signed by the custodial parent) and a parent affidavit (signed by the parent).

NYCHA Housing Preference

Students who reside in approved NYCHA Housing Developments (within 2 miles of the school to which you’re applying) will be awarded “NYCHA” preference at the time of the lottery.

The following documents are acceptable as proof for NYCHA preference:

  • NYCHA Lease Addendum
  • NYCHA Household Composition Letter

Approved NYCHA Housing Developments for Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School:

1471 Watson Ave
Bentaces I
Bentaces II
Bentaces III
Bentaces IV
Boston Road Plaza
Bronx River Houses
Monsignor E. Roberts Moore
Mott Haven
President John Adams
President William McKinley
Saint Mary's Park
Sonia Sotomayor
South Bronx Area(Site 402)
Stebbins Avenue-Hewitt Place
Union Avenue-East 163rd Street

District Preference

Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School gives enrollment preference to students who reside in Community School District 8 (CSD8).

To check the district in which you reside, click here.

The following documents are acceptable as proof for district preference:

  • An official lease agreement, deed or mortgage statement for the residence
  • A residential water or utility bill (gas or electric) in the resident’s name issued by National Grid, Con Edison, or the Long Island Power Authority; must be dated within 60 days
  • A current property tax bill for the residence
  • Documentation or letter on letterhead from a federal, state or local government agency, including the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), City Housing Authority, Human Resources Administration (HRA), the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), or an ACS subcontractor indicating the resident’s name and address; must be dated within the past 60 days
  • Official payroll documentation from an employer such as a form submitted for tax withholding purposes or payroll receipt; a letter on the employer’s letterhead will not be accepted; must be dated within the past 60 days

Children of Staff Preference

Children who have a parent or guardian that works at any Public Prep school or network office at the time of the lottery will be given enrollment preference. The parent does not need to work at the school to which the student is applying.

  • Proof for this preference includes the child’s birth certificate and confirmation of the parent’s current employment.

Download Center ("Supporting Preference Documents")
2017-18 Application EnglishSpanish
Girls Prep Bronx Elementary FAQ EnglishSpanish
Non-Parent Custodian Affidavit EnglishSpanish
Prarent Affidavit- To Transfer Custodial Care EnglishSpanish
Parent Custodian Affidavit of Residency EnglishSpanish
NYC Department of Education School Search Find your district here.

Application Submission

All documentation for sibling, NYCHA, district, and/or children of staff preferences must be submitted by Saturday, April 1, 2017. All documents should have the student's name as well as the school and grade you are applying to in the top right corner. You can submit these documents:

Via SchoolAdmin: Upload your documents directly to your online application by logging into your account
Via email: Enroll@publicprep.org
Via fax: (212)346-9096 Attn: Student Recruitment
In person: You can drop off your documentation at any of our schools during school hours.
By mail: Public Prep Network, 441 East 148th Street, Bronx, NY 10455

If you are interested in applying for this school year (2016-17), please contact our Student Recruitment Team at enroll@publicprep.org or 212-346-6000 x108.

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Public Prep Network, Inc.

  • 441 East 148th Street
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  • Bronx, NY 10455
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  • T: 212-346-6000
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  • F: 212-346-9096
  • Upper Campus (3-4)
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  • 1695 Seward Avenue, Room 219
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  • Bronx, NY 10473
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  • T: 718-860-8774
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  • F: 718-860-8777
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  • Lower Campus (K-2)
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  • 1025 Morrison Avenue
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  • Bronx, NY 10472
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  • T: 718-328-5684
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