Admission Information for Zoned Students

Most elementary students in New York City attend their zoned school. A zoned school is a neighborhood school for all students who live in a designated area, and is determined by the student’s home address.

For a map of the PS9 school zone, click here.
To confirm that you are zoned for PS9, enter your home address in the Find a School search tool (or call 311).


Early Childhood and Gifted and Talented

Admissions for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and the Gifted and Talented program are handled by the New York City Department of Education. To learn more about these processes, visit the DOE’s website.



Gifted and Talented


Grades 1 to 5

The majority of students in grades 1 to 5 who reside within the zone are admitted to PS9. Admissions from grades 1 to 5 are processed within the school by our Community Associate in charge of Pupil Accounting.

Community Associate: Carol Sheldrake Hernandez

Sarah Smith Garnet, Public School 9
Main Office – Room 130
80 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Telephone: (718) 638-3260 x1302
Fax: (718) 622-2961


To apply to PS9

1. Fill out a New Student Application
The form is available to download here, and is also available in the school’s Main Office.

2. Complete and submit the application
The form can be faxed to the Main Office or brought to the school in person.
If faxed, be sure to call our Community Associate to confirm receipt.

3. Submit the required pre-registration documents to the school’s Main Office


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