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Thank you for your interest. The Application Period Is Now Closed.

The application period for the School Choice Placement Process for the Fall 2017 school year opens February 1 and closes March 5, 2017.

The School Placement Process (formerly called Lottery) will be held on April 5, 2016 at 10:00 am at 54 Meadow Street in the Second Floor Conference Room.

If you are a New Haven resident and will enroll your child in a New Haven Public School for the upcoming school year, please visit the Office of Choice & Enrollment to register.

Kindergarten registration starts February 20, 2017. Registration for Grades 1 -12 begins July 1, 2017.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Choice & Enrollment Office at (475) 220-1430 and(475) 220-1431.

We Provide

  • State-of-the-Art Schools

  • More than 30 Themed
    Magnet Programs

  • 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

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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