New Haven Academy Admission Info

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New Haven Academy (NHA) is a public inter-district magnet school and part of the  New Haven Public Schools (NHPS). We serve families throughout New Haven County and the state of Connecticut.  NHA provides a rigorous education that prepares all students to succeed in college and become active citizens.

Please join us for a Virtual Open House to learn more about us.  Hear from staff, students, and parents about who we are and what we do.

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Admissions Timeline


Admissions Timeline

NHPS Virtual School Expo

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 9:00-1:00

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Here is a breakdown of this event:

9:00 – 10:00am Plenary Presentation (OSCE) 

10:00 – 10:25am School Presentations (Round 1) 

10:30 – 10:55am School Presentations (Round 2) 

11:00 – 11:25 am School Presentations (Round 3) 

11:30 – 11:55 pm School Presentations (Round 4) 

12:00 – 12:25pm School Presentations (Round 5) 

12:30 – 1:00 pm Event Closing (OSCE)

Monday, February 1, 2021 – School choice application opens online at

Saturday, February 6, 2021, 1 PM – NHA Virtual Open House

​Sunday, 2/21, 1 PM – NHA Virtual Open House

Wednesday, 3/3, 6 PM – NHA Virtual Open House

Friday, March 5, 2021 – School choice application closes online at

Friday, April 2, 2021 – Release of application results for Fall 2021

Apply online!

An online application will open on Monday, February 1, 2021. The time frame for submitting your online application is between Monday, February 1 and Friday, March 5. The anticipated release of placement information will take place Friday, April 2, 2021. Students who are offered a seat in the first round will have until Friday, April 23, 2021 to accept or decline the seat. Through the summer, we will move the waiting list in collaboration with the School Choice and Enrollment Office.

Review results

The results for fall of 2021 will become available in April 2021. Please log into the account where you applied to view your results. We will contact students from the waiting list between May and September if there are any seats available.

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New Haven, CT 06512

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