Betsy Ross Arts Interdistrict Magnet


2017 Open Houses

Monday Feb 13 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday Feb 15 12 noon

Thursday Feb 16 6:00 p.m.

General Info

Address: 150 Kimberly Avenue New Haven, CT 06519 MAP        

Main Office Phone: (203) 946-8974

Grades: 5th to 8th grade

Admission Preferences: Sibling

School Hours: 9:15am – 3:30pm

Principal: Shawn True

School Website: Click Here

Uniform School: No




School Overview

How to Know Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is Right for Your Child:

  • Your child is enthusiastic about the arts and has an open mind regarding trying new things.
  • Your child has a commitment to learning and a desire to expand their knowledge artistically. They are expected to have self-control, discipline and tolerance, all needed for artists to excel.
  • Your child has an out-of-the- box way of looking at the world and approaching problems.

 Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:

  • Core/Emphasis Arts Classes
  • RISE Program-Respect, Integrity, Safety, Excellence
  • Rigorous Academics


2017 Open Houses

2017 Open Houses

Monday Feb 13 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday Feb 15 12 noon

Thursday Feb 16 6:00 p.m.


Available by appointment on March 16 and April  11 and 27 from 10am-2pm.

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:
Sylvia Petriccione at 203-946-5008 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Shawn True at 203-946-5006 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What our students are saying...

”The arts program has challenged me to get out of my comfort zone and be outstanding!“

- Hasfa, Grade 8


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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