Admission to HSC is by lottery through the New Haven Magnet Schools application.


Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will be available on February 1, 2017 and are due by March 5, 2017. The lottery will be held on April 5, 2017.


Applications will be available at


School Choice Placement Process:

Families are not required to attend the lottery to receive results. On-line applicants will receive notification by email.

Response Deadline to Accept/Decline placement: May 5, 2017


New Haven Public Schools of Choice Expos:

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Hillhouse/Floyd Little Athletic Center

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at John Martinez Magnet School


Open House Dates:

Thank you to everyone who attended our 1st open house of the 2016-2017 school year on November 7, 2016! We hope to see you at future open house events: Thursday, January 19, 6 p.m.; Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m.; Thursday, March 2, 6 p.m.

Snow days will be announced here if necessary.

Each open house will include an overview of our programming, as well as the opportunity to meet current students and teachers and to tour the building.

For information about shadowing or applying to HSC ALSJ, contact Rosalyn Diaz-Ortiz, at 475-220-6200 or
Location: 175 Water St. New Haven, CT 06511