How to Register
After a student receives an offer to attend Public School 9, Sarah Smith Garnet (PS9), they must be officially registered. No student may attend school without completing the registration process (including those currently attending pre-kindergarten or kindergarten at PS9).
Make an Appointment
To complete the enrollment process, a parent or guardian must make an appointment to appear at the school with the student and the required documentation.
Please call our Secretary in charge of Pupil Accounting at (718) 638-3260 to make an appointment.
Appointments are available only when the school’s main office is open. The main office is open on school days from 8:20 am to 2:40 pm.
Proof of student’s age
Birth certificate, passport, or record of baptism
Proof of student’s residence
Two separate documents are required. All options are listed below. To qualify, each document must include the name of the student’s parent or legal guardian and the address of the residence. Some documents must be dated within a recent timespan in order to qualify, as noted below.
Qualifying Bills or Receipts
Residential utility (gas or electric) issued by a utility company (such as National Grid or Con Edison); within the past 60 days
Cable television services provided to the residence; within the past 60 days
Current property tax bill for the residence
Water bill for the residence; within the past 90 days
A Rent receipt; within the past 60 days
Lease agreement, deed, mortgage statement for the residence
Document or letter on letterhead from a federal, state, or local government agency (including the IRS, the City Housing Authority, the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, the Human Resources Administration, or the Administration for Children Services (ACS), or an ACS subcontractor); within the past 60 days
Income tax form for the last calendar year
Official payroll documentation from an employer (such as a paystub with home address, a form submitted for tax withholding purposes, or payroll receipt - a letter on the employer’s letterhead is not adequate); within the past 60 days
Voter registration documents
Unexpired membership documents based upon residency (such as neighborhood residents’ association)
Evidence of custody of the child, including but not limited to judicial custody orders or guardianship papers, must also include the name of the student; within the past 60 days
State, city, or other government issued identification (including an IDNYC card), which has not expired
Official NYS Driver’s License or learner’s permit, which has not expired
Student Registration Form
The Student Registration Form is available on the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) website in all ten of the official NYCDOE languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Korean, French). This form may be printed and filled out prior to registration, but it is not required. Forms are also available in the main office.
If available at this time. Up to date immunization is required to attend a New York City public school, but records may be submitted any time prior to attendance
Student’s latest report card/transcript
Additional enrollment forms are available in ten languages on the NYCDOE website and at Family Welcome Centers.