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ACHIEVEMENT FIRST NEW HAVEN SCHOOLS

Join Us

Thank you for your interest in our Achievement First New Haven schools! We are so excited for you to join our AF community! Our AF New Haven schools are part of the New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) Choice Lottery Placement process.

The NHPS Choice Lottery enrollment period begins on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 (9:00 a.m.) and ends on Friday, March 1, 2024 (5:00 p.m.). To submit an application please visit the newhavenmagnetschools.com website and click “Apply Now”. (Students must be New Haven residents to apply to the lottery for our AF New Haven schools.)  In the meantime, to be added to our internal AF Interest List, for more information and/or to submit questions, click here.

Important information:

  • Students must be New Haven residents to apply to the lottery for our AF New Haven schools.
  • Students entering kindergarten must turn five years old on or before September 1, 2024. *(Per recent CT State Legislation, students entering kindergarten must turn five years old on or before September 1, 2024, to be eligible for the 2024-2025 school year.) *(This legislation requires schools to assess a child who does not meet the age requirement. If your child will be turning five between September 1, 2024 and December 31, 2024 and you are interested in enrolling your child in kindergarten at four years old, please email: admissionsNHV@achievementfirst.org.)
  • Bridgeport residents interested in enrolling in AF Amistad High, please visit our achievementfirst.org/EnrollBPT website page to apply.

Achievement First’s New Haven schools:

  • Amistad Academy Elementary & Middle (Grades K-8), 130 Edgewood Ave.
  • Elm City College Preparatory Elementary & Middle (Grades K-8) 407/403 James St.
  • AF Amistad High School (Grades 9-12), 580 Dixwell Ave,
    • Due to high demand, limited seats are available.

Visit A School

AF New Haven schools will begin hosting school tours in January 2024. If you would like to be notified when our school tours begin, please submit a request here or email admissionsNHV@achievementfirst.org.

Visit A School

Lottery

The New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) Choice Lottery will be held on Friday, March 29, 2024. NHPS Choice will notify students of their 2024-2025 lottery placements by email.

Questions?

Take a look at our schools!