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.
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!
Families are invited to an Open House 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 morning of the event.
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.
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.
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 Open House, visit one of our schools and/or be added to our contact list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.
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 Nick Lebron at 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, and Nick Lebron will get back to you as soon as possible.
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) open enrollment period will begin early in 2018. We will post the dates as soon as they are available. You may also check the New Haven Magnet Schools website for further updates.
*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.
If you would like to visit one of our schools and/or be added to our contact list, or have questions please email email@example.com or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.