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The application deadline for our 2019-20 Kindergarten and 5th grade lotteries is Monday, April 1st at 5 p.m.


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There is no cost to apply to or attend an Uncommon school. Uncommon Schools are free public charter schools serving students in grades K-12. To learn more or to visit one of our schools, visit our FAQs page or contact us at or 718-363-5024.


How to Apply

Click on the button below to create and submit an application.

You will be directed to create an account within our online enrollment system, SchoolMint. After you create an account, you will be able to complete and submit the application online.

You can apply for:

  1. The Lottery: For students who will be in Kindergarten or 5th grade in the fall of 2019
  2. The Waitlist: For students who will be in any grade, K-8, for the 2019-20 school year



You can also click below to download an application and apply by:

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Uncommon Schools is also accepting applications for a small number of remaining openings in the 2018-19 school year.  If you are interested in immediate enrollment and would like to submit an application for the current 2018-19 school year please complete the 2019-20 application and contact the enrollment office at 718-363-5024 or We will then add your child's application to the waitlist for this current year.


Our School Locations

Uncommon Schools operates 24 public charter schools in Brooklyn.

We create safe and supportive learning environments while teaching students the academic skills and character traits necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

To find a school near you, use the map below. Blue pins represent our elementary schools, orange pins represent our middle schools.


Elementary Schools (K-4)

Middle Schools (5-8)

225 Patchen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233
794 Monroe Street, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Kings Elementary School (K-3 Only in 2019-20)
905 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY 11203
141 Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
985 Rockaway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212
1001 E. 100 St., Brooklyn, NY 11236
51 Christopher Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212
Ocean Hill Elementary School (K-1 Only in 2019-20)
791 Empire Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11203
800 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221
832 Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Proposed location subject to approval by the Panel for Education Policy
364 Sackman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
225 Patchen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233
1600 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY 11233
1084 Lenox Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11212
141 Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
213 Osborn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
1070 E. 104 St., Brooklyn, NY 11236
51 Christopher Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212
1137 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233
157 Wilson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Uncommon Schools does not accept high school applications at this time, but you are welcome to submit applications for all  other grades, Kindergarten through 8th.