Office of School Choice & Enrollment
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General School Info

  1. K to 8th Grade
  2. 255 Blatchley Ave., New Haven, CT 06513
  3. Bilingual

  4. 8:35 am - 2:50 pm
  5. 475-220-2500
  6. Principal Roy V. Araujo
  7. “I love to learn Spanish so that I can speak to my grandparents who only speak Spanish. Some of my classes are challenging, but they are helping me.” - Deinalys, Grade 8

Family Academy of Multilingual Exploration

We are Family Academy, a dual language school.
Christopher Columbus Family Academy is a community school serving the Fair Haven area of New Haven, CT. In 2001, the school was selected by the U.S. Department of Education to develop and implement a Dual Language Program. Our school provides students with the opportunity to develop oral and reading fluency in English and Spanish through scientific inquiry. This school is driven by the guiding principles of collaboration, consensus and no-fault in order to make decisions that are in the best interest of children.

How to know our school is right for your child:

  • Your child will be learning in English and in Spanish in our Dual Language Program.
  • Your child comes from a Spanish background and often hears Spanish being spoken at home or family functions.
  • You want your child to be fluent in both languages English and Spanish.

Contact Us with more questions:

  • Roy V. Araujo, roy.araujo@new-haven.k12.ct.us or Zulma Roldan, zulma.roldan@new-haven.k12.ct.us

The New Haven Board of Education is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all job applicants and current employees. The Board bases all employment decisions upon the qualifications and abilities of each individual without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, status as a veteran of the Vietnam era or as a disabled veteran, learning disability or present or past history of mental health impairment, intellectual disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness.  - New Haven Public Schools, New Haven, CT 

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