MySchools NYC

An equitable, paper-free experience for public school admissions and enrollment.

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As the largest school system in the U.S., The New York City Department of Education manages over 1.1 million students in more than 1,800 schools. Admissions and enrollment previously required a tedious paper-based workflow. We re-envisioned and digitized the process, and created a single suite of accessible and internationalized online applications for families, schools, and DOE admins.

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NYC Department of Education

Civic & Government



“This is a great site that works exactly the way it’s supposed to. I have two kids in NYC schools, I’m getting ready to submit my youngest’s Pre-K application right now, and the process on there is just a breeze, so much easier than you would normally expect.”

J. Andrews

NYC Parent


  • Communicator Award of Distinction / Education
  • Summit Creative Awards / Silver / Government Websites
  • W3 Awards / Gold / Local Government
  • W3 Awards / Gold / Web Applications / Services
  • Webby Awards / Official Honoree / Government & Civil Innovation
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