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Thank you for your interest in our Achievement First (AF) New Haven schools! Our AF New Haven schools are part of the New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) Choice Lottery Placement process.  The deadline to enroll in the lottery was February 28, 2022.  For more information regarding the NHPS Choice Lottery Placement process, visit the website.

If you missed the NHPS Choice Lottery enrollment deadline and are interested in our AF New Haven schools, please contact us via email to be added to our internal AF Interest List.

Achievement First’s New Haven schools:

  • Amistad Academy Elementary (Grades K-4) & Middle School (Grades 5-8), 130 Edgewood Ave.  (To enter kindergarten in 2022-2023, students must turn age 5 between January 2, 2022 – January 1, 2023.)
  • 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.

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The New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) Choice Lottery was held on March 31, 2022. NHPS Choice will notify students of their 2022-2023 lottery placements by email.


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Leave a message at: (203) 773-3223, ext. 17248

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