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Enroll Your Child at an Achievement First 
Connecticut School

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Thank you for your interest in Achievement First’s Connecticut schools. The window to enroll in our lottery for the 2018-19 school year is open in Bridgeport and Hartford! New Haven will open in early 2018. To learn more, please read the information below.

Questions? Email us at admissionsCT@achievementfirst.org.

    

Achievement First Bridgeport Schools

Thank you for your interest in Achievement First Bridgeport Academy schools. The lottery enrollment period for the 2018-19 school year is now open.  If you are interested in enrolling your child in the lottery for Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary (K-4), Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle (5-8), or Achievement First Amistad High School (9-12, enrolling 9-11)*, please click the button and complete an online lottery enrollment form by March 2, 2018.

*Bridgeport students entering grade 9-11 are eligible to attend Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven. Interested families must complete a Bridgeport lottery enrollment form.

Students who would otherwise attend any of the neighborhood schools listed below 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 12/31/13.

NOTE: If you have already submitted a wait list form or have been placed on the wait list in prior years, we invite you to submit a new lottery form to become eligible for the 2018-19 school year!

AN HOUR WITH AF: Parent Info Sessions

Do you want to see what AF is all about? Join us for an Hour with AF. You’ll attend a school event with current families, get a sense of what it’s like to be a part of our community, and have your questions answered during a brief Q&A.

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School
655 Stillman Street

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Here

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle School
529 Noble Avenue

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018,  5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Here

LOTTERY

Families are welcome to attend this public lottery, but attendance is not mandatory. Lottery results will be shared with all families by late April.

Date:              Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time:              5:00 p.m.
Location:         Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School, 655 Stillman Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608

If you would like to attend an Hour with AF, visit one of our schools and/or be added to our contact list, please email admissionsct@achievementfirst.org or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.  

Achievement First Hartford Schools

The Hartford Public School Choice application period opens on November 1 and closes on Wednesday, February 28.

To submit an application to an Achievement First Hartford School, click here: Hartford Public Schools Choice application.

The lottery for the Hartford Public School Choice process will be held Monday April, 16, but the date is subject to change. If you would like more information about the Hartford Public School choice application and process, please visit the Hartford Public Schools Office of Choice and Enrollment at 960 Main Street, 1st floor, in Hartford.

If you need assistance with filling out the application, please contact admissionsCT@achievementfirst.org or call 860-310-7635.

If you would like to be added to Achievement First’s contact list, or visit our schools, fill out an interest form online.

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 9-11) participate in the New Haven School Choice Placement Process.

The New Haven School Choice Placement Process (formerly called the lottery) enrollment period is open through March 4, 2018.

Check out the New Haven Magnet Schools website for further information. 

*Bridgeport students entering grades 9-11 are eligible to attend Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven. Interested Bridgeport families must complete an Achievement First Bridgeport lottery enrollment form or in person at one of the Bridgeport Academy Schools by March 2, 2018.

AN HOUR WITH AF: Parent Info Sessions

Do you want to see what AF is all about? Join us for an Hour with AF. You’ll attend a school event with current families, get a sense of what it’s like to be a part of our community, and have your questions answered during a brief Q&A.

Click here to RSVP to any of the events below.

Amistad Academy Elementary, 130 Edgewood Ave., 203-772-7000

Friday, February 9, 7:50 - 8:20 a.m
Friday, February 16, 7:50 - 8:20 a.m.

Elm City College Prep Elementary, 407 James Street, 203-772-7010

Friday, February 2, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. (K-4 only)
Friday, February 9, 12:00 - 12:45 (5-6 only)
Friday, February 16, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Elm City College Prep Middle, 794 Dixwell Avenue, 203-772-5332

Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 13, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 22, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

If you would like to visit one of our schools and/or be added to our contact list, or have questions please email admissionsct@achievementfirst.org or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.