John S. Martinez Sea & Sky STEM Magnet School


2017 Open Houses

Tuesday Feb 7 9am-1pm

Wednesday Feb 15 9am-1pm, 3pm-5pm

Tuesday Feb 28 9am-1pm, 3pm-7pm



General Info

Address: 100 James Street, New Haven, CT 06513 MAP     

Main Office Phone: (475) 220-2000

Grades: Kindergarten to 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling 

School Hours: 8:20am - 2:50pm

Principal: Luis Menacho

After-School Programs Offered

Uniform School: Yes


School Overview

How to Know John S. Martinez Magnet School is Right for Your Child:


  • Your child thrives in a structured school environment where students explore science, technology, engineering, and
    math through topics that support our theme of sea and sky.

  • Your child enjoys swimming, sailing, robotics, art, andhands-on learning.

  • Your child will benefit from a multicultural atmosphere that supports problem solving, innovative thinking, and social emotional awareness.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


  • Bilingual support Hands-on STEM lab State of art technology
  • Swimming lessons in our swimming pool


2017 Open Houses

2017 Open Houses

Tuesday Feb 7 9am-1pm

Wednesday Feb 15 9am-1pm, 3pm-5pm

Tuesday Feb 28 9am-1pm, 3pm-7pm

School Tours & Shadowing

Available for students entering grades 6-8, please call 475-220-2000 to make an appointment.

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:
Luis Menacho at 475-220-2000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jamie Coady at 475-220-2000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What our students are saying...

"John S. Martinez is a fun school! The teachers care about our learning and they help us problem solve so we can be
successful in life and help the world be a better place."

- Anysha Torres, 8th Grade


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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