Pre-K lottery applications available

Pre-K girl operates a play telephone

Applications are available now for the lottery to determine September placement in the City School District of Albany’s prekindergarten classes for 4-year-olds.

Download an application and learn more.

The district offers high-quality, full-day pre-K at eight neighborhood elementary schools, three themed magnet schools, our bilingual Dual Language Program and 15 community agencies.

The classes are enrolled through a random lottery designed to provide access for all Albany have the best chance of getting a seat in the program of your choice, you must enter your child in the lottery.