How to Apply


For any parent (must be the child's legal guardian) interested in applying to the program, their child:

  • must be a resident of the City of Rochester
  • must be in grades PreK4–8 at the time they apply
    (Students in grades 9–12 at the time of application are not eligible.)

How to Apply

The application process for the 2023–2024 school year began October 11, 2022.

All applications must be complete (include student report card!) and submitted by
Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No Exceptions!

Applications are available:

To submit an application:

  • Mail to Urban-Suburban, 11 Linden Park, Rochester, NY 14625. Applications must include student report card and be postmarked by the application deadline.
  • One application per student.

Previous Applicants:
If you applied for the program for the 2022–2023 school year and your child was not placed, you must reapply for the 2023-2024 school year if you are still interested.

Important! Important!

Our receipt of your completed application does not mean that your child will be selected, interviewed or placed in this program!