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

Applications are still being accepted! Apply Today!


BOYS PREP BRONX | Elementary (K-4) | Will grow a grade each year until 8th grade
Founded in 2014 as the first and only all-boys public charter school in the Bronx. Boys Prep is changing the narrative for its boys by starting their educational journey early to place them on a path to college completion

          • Elementary (K-4): 1695 Seward Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473


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 Boys Prep:


1471 Watson Ave
Adam's 
Bentaces I
Bentaces II
Bentaces III
Bentaces IV
Bronxchester
Bronxdale Houses
Forest
Jackson
Melrose
Mitchell
Monroe
Monsignor E. Roberts Moore
Mott Haven
Murphy  
Paterson
President John Adams
President William McKinley
Sackwern 
Saint Mary's Park
Sonia Sotomayor 
Soundview 
South Bronx Area(Site 402)
Stebbins Avenue-Hewitt Place
Trinity
Union Avenue-East 163rd Street


District Preference

Boys Prep Bronx Elementary School gives enrollment preference to students who reside in Community School District 8. 


Click here to view the districts our schools are located in. 


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  English — Spanish
 Boys Prep FAQ  English — Spanish
 Non-Parent Custodian Affidavit   English — Spanish
 Parent Affidavit- To Transfer Custodial Care   English — Spanish
 Parent Affidavit of Residency  English — Spanish
 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

Public Prep is a nonprofit network of tuition-free, single-sex elementary and middle public charter schools in New York City.

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