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Thank you for your interest in Achievement First’s Connecticut schools. The window to enroll in our lottery for the 2017-2018 school year has closed, but we are still accepting post-lottery applications in some cases. To learn more, please read the information below.

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Achievement First Bridgeport Schools

Thank you for your interest in Achievement First Bridgeport schools and/or Achievement First Amistad High in New Haven. The window to enroll in our lottery for the 2017-18 school year closed on April 1. Although the lottery has already taken place for the 2017-18 school year, interested families can submit an enrollment form to be added to the waitlist, by clicking on the button below.

Note: Students who would otherwise attend any of these neighborhood schools are eligible to enroll in the lottery for Achievement First Bridgeport Academy: Barnum, Beardsley, Black Rock, Bryant, Cesar Batalla, Columbus, Columbus Annex, Cross, Curiale, Dunbar, Edison, Geraldine Johnson, Hall, Hooker, Marin, Read, Roosevelt, Tisdale, Waltersville.

To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be born on or before 12/31/12.   

Achievement First Hartford Schools

We are still accepting applications for Achievement First Hartford Academy (K – 8) and Achievement First Summit (5 – 8). However, seats are limited, so apply today!

If you would like to fill out an application for our schools in these grades, please contact Nick Lebron

Phone: 860-695-6807
Mail: Achievement First, Attn: Nick Lebron, 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford, CT 06112
Online: Fill out an online interest form

For kindergarten and 5th grade, you can also fill out the application - known as “Post-Placement Request Form” (English / Español) - and email it or mail it to Nick Lebron directly. For all other grades, please call to discuss the application process.

If you have any questions or need assistance in enrolling your child at Achievement First Hartford, please contact Nick Lebron.

Applicants will be notified by Hartford Public Schools about their child’s school placement. The exact date of the district’s lottery for all Hartford Public Schools is TBD, but in recent years has been held in May or June.  

Achievement First New Haven Schools

All Achievement First New Haven schools – Amistad Academy Elementary (K-4), Amistad Academy Middle (5-8), Elm City College Prep Elementary (K-4), Elm City College Prep Middle (5-8) and Achievement First Amistad High (9-12, enrolling grade 9) participate in the New Haven School Choice Placement Process.

The New Haven School Choice Placement Process enrollment period closed on March 5, 2017. For information on how to join the waitlist, please check back for more information or call Cathy Dumas at 203-913-7355.

The School Placement Process (formerly called the Lottery) will be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 5 at 54 Meadow Street (2nd Floor Conference Room). For additional information, please refer to the New Haven Magnet Schools website.

If you would like to be added to our contact list, and or visit our schools, please email or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248.