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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 2017-2018 school year is open. 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 2017-18 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)*, please click the button and complete an online lottery enrollment form by April 1, 2017.

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

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 2017-18 school year!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Families are invited to attend information sessions to learn more about Achievement First and how to enroll your child in the lottery. Please see the dates and addresses below. Paper lottery enrollment forms will be available during information sessions.  In case of bad weather, check achievementfirst.org/weather on the day of the event. 

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School
655 Stillman Street

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle School
529 Noble Avenue

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Achievement First Amistad High School (entering grade 9)*
580 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

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:                 Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time:                 5:30 p.m.
Location:           Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School
                         655 Stillman Street
                         Bridgeport, CT 06608

If you would like to attend an information session, 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 is now open!

To submit an application to an Achievement First Hartford Schools, please visit the following site: Hartford Public Schools Choice application. The lottery for the Hartford Public School Choice process will be held in the Spring, 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 filling out the application or would like to visit our schools, please contact Nick Lebron at admissionsCT@achievementfirst.org or call 860-695-6807. You can also attend one of the information sessions listed below.

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Achievement First Summit Middle School (Grades 5-8)
85 Edwards Street
(Formerly known as the Quirk Middle School)

Wednesday, December 14, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. & 5:30 pm- 6:30 PM
Tuesday, January 24, 10:00- 11:00 am & 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Achievement First Hartford Academy (Enrolling grades K-8, serving grades K-12)
305 Greenfield Street
(Formerly known as Fox Middle)

Thursday, December 1, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. & 5:30 pm- 6:30 PM
Thursday, January 26, 10:00- 11:00 am & 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


If you would like to be added to Achievement First’s contact list, please fill out an interest form and mail it to:

Achievement First
Attn: Nick Lebron
305 Greenfield Street
Hartford, CT  06112

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 is open from February 1, 2017 through March 5, 2017. To enter the lottery for our schools, please complete a New Haven Public Schools of Choice Application for Enrollment on paper or online and select your desired Achievement First school as your first choice.

The New Haven School Choice Selection Process (a.k.a. lottery) will be held April 12, 2017.

Note: Bridgeport students entering grade 9 are eligible to attend Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven. Interested Bridgeport families must complete an Achievement First Bridgeport lottery enrollment form here or in person at one of the Bridgeport Academy Schools by April 1, 2017.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Families are invited to attend information sessions to learn more about Achievement First and how to enroll your child in the lottery. Please see the dates and addresses below. In case of bad weather, check achievementfirst.org/weather on the morning of the event.

Amistad Academy Elementary/Middle School
130 Edgewood Avenue

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. - JUST ADDED

Achievement First Amistad High School (entering grade 9)
580 Dixwell Avenue

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

‭Elm City College Preparatory Elementary School
‭407 James Street, New Haven

‭Thursday, February 16, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
‭Tuesday, March 7, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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