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Families, you can find our 2021-22 school back-to-school info here.


We would love to have your student at one of our Achievement First (AF) New Haven schools! Our AF New Haven schools are part of the New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) Lottery Placement process and the lottery enrollment period for the 2021 – 2022 school year is now closed. However, we may still have seats available.

If you are interested in a seat at one of our AF New Haven schools or have questions, please contact us via email or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248.

Request more information

Reminders for your application:

  • Make sure to identify your most desired school as your #1 choice.
  • Students entering kindergarten in the 2021-2022 must turn age 5 by January 1, 2022.
  • Achievement First’s New Haven schools:
    • Amistad Academy Elementary (Grades K-4) & Middle School (Grades 5-8), 130 Edgewood Ave.
    • Elm City College Preparatory Elementary (Grades K-4) & Middle School (Grades 5-8), 407 James St.
    • AF Amistad High School (Grades 9-12), 580 Dixwell Ave.
      • Due to high demand, limited seats are available.
      • If you are a Bridgeport family interested in enrolling in AF Amistad High, please visit the Bridgeport page to apply.

Visit a School

Please reach out to or 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for information about visiting our AF New Haven schools.


Take a look at our schools!