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We would love to have your Bridgeport scholar at one of our schools! Our lottery enrollment period for the 2019-20 is now open. All lottery enrollment forms are due by March 1, 2019.

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Important information:

  • Students entering grades K-4 can apply to AF Bridgeport Academy Elementary.
  • If your student is entering grades 5-8, they can apply to AF Bridgeport Academy Middle.
  • Bridgeport students entering grades 9-11 can apply to AF Amistad High School in New Haven.
  • In order to be eligible in the lottery for AF Bridgeport Academy:
    • Students must have otherwise attended one of the following neighborhood schools: Barnum, Beardsley, Black Rock, Bryant, Cesar Batalla, Columbus, Columbus Annex, Cross, Curiale, Dunbar, Edison, Geraldine Johnson, Hall, Hooker, Marin, Read, Roosevelt, Tisdale, Waltersville.
    • Students entering kindergarten must have been born on or before 12/31/14.

*NOTE: If you have already submitted a waitlist form or have been placed on the waitlist in prior years, please submit a new lottery form for the 2019-20 school year!


Each year, we hold a live public lottery for enrollment. Families are welcome to attend, but attendance is not mandatory. We will share lottery results with families by Late March.
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School, 655 Stillman Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608

Get in touch!

You have questions about enrollment and/or would like to be added to our contact list, please email or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.