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We would love to have your scholar at one of our New Haven schools! The School Choice Placement Process (formerly called the lottery) enrollment period has closed. The New Haven Public Schools Office of Choice and Enrollment will conduct the placement process on April 10. Families will be notified via email by April 10 and via mail by April 15.

Check the New Haven Magnet Schools website for further details.

Important information:

  • Make sure to identify your most desired school as your #1 choice.
  • Students entering kindergarten must have been born on or before 12/31/14.
  • 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 School (Grades K-6), 407 James St.
    • Elm City College Preparatory Middle School (Grades 7-8), 794 Dixwell Ave.
    • 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 join the waitlist.


An Hour with AF

Do you want to see what AF is all about? Join us for an Hour with AF. You’ll attend a school event with current families, get a sense of what it’s like to be a part of our community, and have your questions answered during a brief Q&A.

Visit a School 


If you would like to visit one of our schools and/or be added to our contact list, or have questions please email or call 203-773-3223, ext. 17248 for further assistance.