Magnet Fair & Open House Info

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Citywide-Magnet-Fair

The Citywide Magnet Fair

*POSTPONED DUE TO IMPENDING STORM*

The Citywide Magnet Fair will now be held in conjunction with our Kindergarten Fair on Wednesday, February 26, from 6-8pm. 

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Combining forces with the Kindergarten Fair, all 49 of our schools listed in our Open House section below will be in attendance, as well as well as representatives from the following Offices:

  • Magnet and Registration Office 
  • Head Start and School Readiness
  • Bilingual Services
  • Student Services
  • Transportation
  • Parent University
  • New Haven Free Public Library
  • New Haven Health Department

If you are a New Haven resident, we recommend that you attend The Citywide Magnet Fair. 

Attending a fair is a great way to meet all the schools in one place, at one time! Meet current principals, teachers, students, parents and have all of your questions answered. 

*NEW DATE*

Wednesday, February 26, 6-8pm

Floyd Little Athletics Center,
480 Sherman Parkway

Directions

Interdistrict-Magnet-Fair

The Interdistrict Magnet Fair

If you are a non-New Haven, Connecticut resident interested in attending any of our schools, we recommend that you attend The Interdistrict Magnet Magnet Fair. 

Attending a fair is a great way to meet all the schools in one place, at one time! Meet current principals, teachers, students, parents and have all of your questions answered. 

This Fair features all the Interdistrict Magnet and ACES Open Choice schools available to students residing outside New Haven. 

Saturday, February 8, 12-2pm

Hill Regional Career High School,
140 Legion Avenue

Directions

Kindergarten-Fair 

*NEW* The Kindergarten Fair AND The Citywide Magnet Fair

If you live in New Haven, and your child is entering Kindergarten, we strongly recommend that you attend the Kindergarten Fair. There have been some changes to our Kindergarten Enrollment in 2014. 

Attending a fair is a great way to meet all the schools in one place, at one time! Meet current principals, teachers, students, parents and have all of your questions answered. 

Combining forces with the Citywide Magnet Fair, all 49 of our schools listed in the Open House section below will be in attendance, as well as representatives from the following Offices:

  • Magnet and Registration Office 
  • Head Start and School Readiness
  • Bilingual Services
  • Student Services
  • Transportation
  • Parent University
  • New Haven Free Public Library
  • New Haven Health Department

Wednesday, February 26, 6-8pm

Floyd Little Athletics Center, 
480 Sherman Parkway

Directions

 

Directions to Floyd Little Athletics Center

Directions to Hill Regional Career High School

 


2014 Open Houses

All our Magnet Schools open their doors to prospective students and their parents for tours and question and answer sessions.  For more information about any particular school Open House, please contact the school directly. Each Open House date, student shadowing, individual tour, and direct contact information is also available on the individual school page.  

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  GRADES  

OPEN HOUSE DATES

Barnard Environmental Studies Interdistrict

170 Derby Ave.

PreK3 - 8th

Tue. Feb. 11, 5:30-7:30pm

Wed. Feb 12, 10-12pm

L.W. Beecher Museum School of Arts & Sciences Interdistrict

100 Jewel St.

PreK3 - 8th

Mon., Feb. 10, 5:30-7pm

Wed., Feb. 12, 10am-12pm

Brennan-Rogers: The Art of Communication & Media 

199-200 Wilmot Rd.

PreK3 - 8th

Wed., Feb. 12, 10am

Wed., Mar. 5, 5-6:30pm

Fri., Mar. 7, 1pm

Fri., Apr. 25, 1pm

Celentano Biotech Health and Medical 400 Canner St.

K - 8th

Mon., Feb. 10, 5:30-7pm

Wed., Feb. 12, 8-10:30am

Harry A. Conte West Hills Magnet: A School of Exploration & Innovation

511 Chapel St.

PreK3 - 8th

Tue., Feb. 11, 10am

Tue., Mar. 4, 5:30pm

John C. Daniels School of International Communication Interdistrict 569 Congress Ave.

PreK3 - 8th

Wed., Feb. 12, 9-11am

Wed., Feb. 26, 5:30-7pm  Canceled

Additional Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 5:30 - 7:00pm

Davis Street Arts & Academics Interdistrict

35 Davis St.

PreK3 - 8th

Wed., Feb. 26, 10:30am

Sun., Mar. 2, 12:30pm

East Rock Community

133 Nash St.

K - 8th

Wed., Feb. 26, 9am

Thu., Feb. 27, 6pm

Edgewood

737 Edgewood Ave.

K - 8th

Tue., Feb. 11, 10:15am

Wed., Feb. 26, 6pm

Thu., Mar. 6, 9am

Elm City Montessori

375 Quinnipiac Ave.

PreK3 - K

Fri., Feb. 14, 9am

Sat., Feb. 15, 10am

Wed., Feb. 26, 5:30pm This date has been canceled

Additional date: Sat., March 1, 10am

Tue., Mar. 4, 5:30pm

Additional date: Thur., March 6, 9am

Benjamin Jepson Multi-Age Interdistrict 15 Lexington Ave.

PreK3 - 8th

Tue., Feb. 11, 6:30-7:30pm

Thu., Feb. 27, 10-11am

King/Robinson Interdistrict: An International Baccalaureate World School 150 Fournier St.

PreK3 - 8th

Thu., Feb. 13, 10am + 5:30pm

Thu., Feb. 27, 10am

Thu., Mar. 6, 10am

John S. Martinez

100 James St.

K - 8th

Wed., Feb. 12, 8:30am-3:30pm

Tue., Feb. 25, 8:30am-6pm

Wed., Feb. 26, 8am-5:30pm

Mon., Mar. 3, 8am-4pm

Mauro-Sheridan Science, Technology & Communications Interdistrict 191 Fountain St.

PreK3 - 8th

Tue., Feb. 11, 10am

Thu., Feb. 13, 6pm

MicroSociety Interdistrict

311 Valley St.

PreK4 - 5th

Thu., Feb. 27, 10am + 5:30pm

Sat., Mar. 1, 11am-12pm

Mon., Mar. 3, 10am + 5:30pm

Quinnipiac Real World Magnet School and Laboratory

460 Lexington St.

K - 4th

Tue., Feb. 11, 5-7pm

Wed., Feb. 12, 10am-12pm

Ross Woodward Classical Studies Interdistrict 185 Barnes Ave.

PreK3 - 8th

Wed., Feb. 26, 10-11:30am

Sat., Mar. 1, 10-11:30am

Strong-21st Century Communications Magnet School and Laboratory 130 Orchard St.

K - 4th

Thu., Feb. 27, 10am + 5:30pm

Wintergreen Interdistrict

670 Wintergreen Ave. (Hamden)

K - 8th

Tue., Feb. 11, 5:30-6:30pm

Amistad Academy - Elementary & Middle Charter

130 Edgewood Ave.

K - 8th

Sat., Feb. 22, 10am

Tue., Mar. 4, 6pm

Elm City College Preparatory Charter - Elementary School

407 James St.

K - 4th

Tue, Feb. 18, 9-10:30am
Tue., Mar. 4, 5:30-7pm 

Elm City College Preparatory Charter - Middle School

794 Dixwell Ave.

5th - 8th

Sat., Feb. 15, 11:30am

Thurs., Feb. 27, 7pm

Augusta Lewis Troup School

259 Edgewood Ave.

K

Wed., Mar. 5, 9-10am

Bishop Woods Executive Academy: A School Business Partnership for the 21st Century 1481 Quinnipiac Ave.

K

Tue., Feb. 11, 10-11am + 4-5pm

Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy 360 Columbus Ave.

K

Wed., Mar. 5, 4-5pm

Clinton Avenue School

293 Clinton Ave.

K

Tue., Feb. 11, 5:30-7:30pm

Wed., Feb. 12, 10am-12pm

Christopher Columbus Family Academy

255 Blatchley Ave.

K

Tue., Mar. 4, 10am + 5:30pm

Wed., Mar. 5, 10am

Thu., Mar. 6, 3pm

Fri., Mar. 7, 8:45am

Fair Haven School

164 Grand Ave.

K

Tue., Feb. 11, 9:30-10:30am

Hill Central School

140 Dewitt St.

K

Tue., Feb. 11, 10am-12pm

Lincoln-Bassett School
130 Basset St.

K

Thur., Feb. 27, 9-11am + 3-5pm

Nathan Hale School

480 Townsend Ave.

K

Tue., Feb. 11, 10-11am + 3-4pm

Truman School

114 Truman St. 

K

Thu., Feb. 27, 9-10am

Wexler-Grant

55 Foote St.

K

Mon., Feb. 24, 2:30-3:30pm

Mon., Mar. 10, 2:30-3:30pm

Worthington Hooker School

180 Canner St.

K

Fri., Feb. 28, 9-10am

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

GRADES

OPEN HOUSE DATES

Betsy Ross Arts Interdistrict

150 Kimberly Ave.

5th - 8th

Thu., Feb. 13, 12pm

Thu., Feb. 27, 6pm

Fri., Mar. 7, 10am

Engineering & Science University Interdistrict Middle

130B Leeder Hill Dr. (Hamden)

6th - 8th

Wed., Feb. 12, 3:30-4:30pm

Sun., Mar. 2, 3-4pm

HIGH SCHOOLS

GRADES

OPEN HOUSE DATES

Cooperative Arts & Humanities Interdistrict 177 College St.

9th - 12th

Tue., Feb. 11, 6-7pm

Wed., Mar. 5, 3-4pm + 6-7pm

Engineering & Science University Interdistrict High

130B Leeder Hill Dr. (Hamden)

9th - 12th

Wed., Feb. 12, 3:30-4:30pm

Sun., Mar. 2, 3-4pm

High School in the Community Academy for Law & Social Justice Interdistrict

175 Water St.

9th - 12th

Tue., Feb. 11, 5:30-7pm

Sat., Feb. 15, 10-11:30am

Sat., Mar. 1, 10-11:30am

Tue., Mar. 4, 5:30-7pm

Hill Regional Career Interdistrict

140 Legion Ave.

9th - 12th

Tue., Feb. 11, 6-7pm

Thu., Feb. 27, 5-6pm

Hyde School of Health Sciences & Sports Medicine Interdistrict

88 Bassett Rd. (North Haven)

9th - 12th

Tue., Feb. 11, 9-11am

Tue., Mar. 4, 5-7pm

Metropolitan Business Academy Interdistrict

115 Water St.

9th - 12th

Thu., Feb. 27, 6-8pm

Sat., Mar. 1, 12-2pm

New Haven Academy Interdistrict

804 State St.

9th - 12th

Sun., Feb. 9, 12-2pm

Sat., Mar. 1, 11am-1pm

Sat., Mar. 8, 1-3pm

Riverside Education Academy

560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.

9th - 12th

Thu., Feb. 13, 1-4pm

Tue., Mar. 4, 9-11am

James Hillhouse Comprehensive HS

480 Sherman Pkwy.

9th - 12th

Thu., Feb. 27, 5-7pm

Fri., Feb. 28, 8:30-10:30am

Wilbur Cross Comprehensive HS

181 Mitchell Dr.

9th - 12th

Thu., Feb. 13, 6-8pm

Sat., Feb. 15, 11am-1pm

Int’l Academy (Grades 9-10):

Thu., Feb. 27, 6-8pm

Sat., Mar. 1, 11am-1pm

ACES Educational Center for the Arts (ECA) 55 Audubon St.

9th - 12th

Thu., Feb. 13, 6:30pm

Amistad High School

49 Prince St.

9th - 12th

Wed., Feb. 26, 5:30pm

Sat., Mar. 1, 10am

Common Ground

358 Springside Ave.

9th - 12th

Wed., Feb. 12, 4-6pm

Sat., Feb. 22, 11am-1pm

 

 

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  • 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 -
Magnet Office

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

Main Office: (203) 946-7415
Registration Questions:
(203) 946-8501

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