High School in the Community (HSC) Academy for Law & Social Justice Interdistrict Magnet


2017 Open Houses

Thursday Jan 19 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Feb 11 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday March 2 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

General Info

Address: 175 Water Street, New Haven, CT 06511 MAP

Main Office Phone: (203) 946-7022 - (475) 946-7022

Grades: 9th to 12th grade

Admission Preferences: Sibling

School Hours: 7:50am – 2:10pm

Building Leader: Matt Brown

School Website: Click Here

After-School Programs Offered

Uniform School: No




School Overview

How to Know High School in the Community Magnet School is Right for Your Child:


  • You want to succeed academically while making the world a better and more equitable place.
  • You will thrive in a diverse school committed to student voice and leadership development.
  • You want a small, caring and highly-focused school that offers advanced educational opportunities and personalized learning experiences.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


  • Explore law & social justice
  • Student-led conferences & projects
  • Become truly college-ready


2017 Open Houses

2017 Open Houses

Thursday Jan 19 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Feb 11 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday March 2 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

School Tours & Shadowing

Available by appointment.

For More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassador:

Rosalyn Diaz-Ortiz at 475-220-6200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What our students are saying...

”HSC is a place like no other. This is a school where you talk about real-world issues and find solutions with compassion and empathy.” - Sean, Grade 10
“At HSC, students can change the world.”
- Jahia, Grade 11


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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