Truman School


2017 Open Houses

Wednesday Feb 8 9:30 - 11:00am

Thursday March 2 1:15 – 2:15pm

General Info

Address: 114 Truman St., New Haven CT. 06519 | | MAP        

Office Phone: (475) 220-2100

Grades: K – 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood and Sibling

School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Principal: Kathleen Mattern

School Website: Click Here

After-School Programs Offered

Uniform School: Yes




How to Know Truman School is Right for Your Child:


  • We have dedicated and caring professionals who go above and beyond to help students and families.
  • We have an open door policy and understand the need to truly have a partnership with parents and caregivers.
  • We see students as individuals and address their academic, social/emotional needs in ways that promote individual growth.
  • Our partners include:Trauma Coalition, Big Brothers Big Sister of SW CT, Zumba, Sports, LEAP and PTSD Center.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


  • We embrace everyone.
  • We understand that we all learn in different ways.


2017 Open Houses

2017 Open Houses

Wednesday Feb 8 9:30 - 11:00am

Thursday March 2 1:15 – 2:15pm


More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Carmen Padilla-DeChalus at 475-220-2108 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Iris Festa at 475-220-2135 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




What our students are saying...

”Truman provides us with many opportunities. Teachers are supportive and they help us learn.”

- Jamila, 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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