Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School


2017 Open Houses

Wednesday, Feb 8 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

& 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb 10 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



General Info

Address: 170 Derby Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 MAP        

Main Office Phone:  (475) 220-3500

Grades: PreK 3 – 8th grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling

School Hours: 9:15am – 3:30pm

Principal: Yolanda Jones-Generette

School Website: Click Here

Before/After-School Programs Offered

Uniform School: Yes



How to Know Barnard Environmental Studies Interdistrict Magnet School is Right for Your Child:


  • Your child enjoys investigating the natural world and being outside.
  • Your child is interested in trying new things.
  • Your child enjoys learning and working with our community partners exploring our surroundings and impacting our neighborhoods.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


  • Outdoor Environmental Education
  • Experiential Learning
  • Unique Partnerships


2017 Open Houses

2017 Open Houses

Wednesday, Feb 8 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

& 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

Friday, Feb 10 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Katelyn Giusti at 475-220-3534 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tonya Howard at 475-220-3508 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



What our students are saying...

“At Barnard we learn more about the environment than other schools. We have an outdoor habitat, a garden and nature center. Our field trips are theme-based like releasing salmon we raise into a river.”
- Willannie, Grade 5



We Provide

  • State-of-the-Art Schools

  • Free Transportation &
    Free Tuition

  • Free Preschool for
    3 & 4-year-olds

Our Mission

In addition to providing effective and innovative educational practices, New Haven Schools of Choice are designed to foster student enrollment patterns that reflect racial, ethnic and economic diversity.

Families must apply to our schools.  Students are placed in schools through a lottery.


Who Can Apply

New Haven residents can apply to any magnet or charter school in the city. Our Interdistrict Magnet Schools are open to all Connecticut residents. There are no admission requirements, tests or prerequisites for our students. We serve special education students, English Language learners, talented and gifted students and everyone else who comes through the lottery to our schools. No student may be denied enrollment because of race, ethnicity or disability. 

Contact Us

New Haven Public Schools -
Office of Choice & Enrollment

54 Meadow Street, First Floor
New Haven, CT 06519 MAP

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: 475-220-1430 &

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