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Directions for completing elementary applications:

  • An application must be submitted for each child applying.
  • You may choose to apply to ANY or all six elementary schools. If selected in the lottery for one school and you accept, you will be removed from the other lottery's wait list. 
  • Bridgeport resident students not currently attending a Bridgeport Public School must submit a copy of the most recent report card if applying for Multicultural, High Horizons or Parky City Magnet Schools for Grades 4-8. 
  • Non-Bridgeport residents can ONLY apply to Discovery Inter-District Magnet School.
  • You MUST notify us if there is a change in address or phone number.
  • If we are unable to contact you by phone, e-mail or home address, we will go to the next applicant on the waiting list. 

Please note: The only open slots available at Classical Studies, High Horizons, Multicultural and Park City Magnet schools are Kindergarten; Grades 1-8 applications are for waiting list only.

The only open slots available at the Discovery Inter-District Magnet School are PreK3; Grades PreK4-8 applications are for waiting list only.

What are Magnet Programs?

Magnet schools create exciting learning experiences that promote student achievement. They are schools with programs that have a special focus, ranging from science and literature to performing arts and innovative technology. They attract students based on their learning needs, skills and special interests.