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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 or In-Person Open House to learn more about us. Hear from staff, students, and parents about who we are and what we do.
NHPS SCHOOL CHOICE ADMISSION STEPS
STEP 1. EXPLORE
NHA VIRTUAL AND IN-PERSON OPEN HOUSE: Various Dates, Register HERE
NHPS 2023 VIRTUAL SCHOOL CHOICE EXPO: January 28, 2023, Register HERE
STEP 2. APPLY
Monday, February 13, 2023 – Application Opens
Friday, March 10, 2023 – Application Closes
More Information: HERE
To participate in our School Choice process, you must submit an on-time School Choice application. Our annual lottery application is available online via this website or you may visit our office to complete a paper-based application. Students applying for grade 9 must apply online. Please be sure to submit your application by the posted deadline.
STEP 3. ACCEPT
Initial placement results will be released Friday, April 7, 2023
Please read your placement letter very carefully and decide to accept or decline your child’s school offer by the decision date indicated in your letter. All placement decisions are final.
STEP 4. REGISTER
If your child is new to New Haven Public Schools or not currently attending a New Haven Public School you must complete the district’s student registration process. We recommend completing the registration process online.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE NHPS OFFICE OF SCHOOL CHOICE WEBSITE: HERE