Like many things in New York City, however, a block can make a world of difference.
In some neighborhoods, such as the Upper East Side, scoring an address on one side of the street will put your child into one of the city’s the most desirable school zones and districts.
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Information regarding school boundaries, attendance and other demographics changes frequently.
However, the New York City Department of Education stands by the city’s approach to assigning schools, specifically at the elementary level where zones matter most.
Devora Kaye, a spokesperson for the DOE, explains, “School zones have existed for several decades, and while most students attend kindergarten at their zoned school, there are schools without a zone that give priority to applicants based on other criteria—Districts 1, 7, and 23 are choice districts.” Kaye further emphasizes, “There are also additional elementary school options, and we continue to work with superintendents, Community Education Councils, and parents and families to offer programs and enrollment policies that serve communities’ needs.” THE COST OF BUYING IN A DESIRED SCHOOL ZONE OR DISTRICT Despite the DOE’s best intentions, there is no question that some zones and districts continue to be favored over others.*Specialized centers (Magnet, Schools of Choice, Charter, ESE, Commuter, Vocational, and Alternative Education schools) do not have set boundaries which is required for mapping information.Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.Please visit the Advanced Academics Program website.For additional information please call 571-423-4740 for additional information. On the search results screen, select the radio button next to the address to confirm your selection, then select the Submit button one time only.An address on the opposite side of the street will leave you with limited public school choices in a zone and district that is home to some of the city’s most poorly performing schools.For parents looking to buy or rent and for real estate agents and brokers, it is important to understand the school zone and district map and how school choice is impacted by these boundaries.It’s a longstanding New York City tradition—families relocating to live in a desirable school district or zone.Currently, all five of the city’s boroughs are divided into districts and zones and both come with their own currency.Welcome to the Boundary Information System Find Your School This website identifies which Fairfax County Public Schools and Advanced Academic elementary and middle school Centers serve a particular address.Please note that attendance areas/boundaries are periodically changed by the School Board.