How to Apply:
Families interested in enrolling their children in Ross Woodward Classical Studies Magnet School must adhere to the New Haven Public Schools inter-district lottery system for application. Please visit the website, www.newhavenmagnetschools.com for guidelines and applications.
The magnet lottery is held once each year, usually at the end of March. Prior to the lottery, applications become available in February and are due in March. Applications can be received on-line or in person at the Magnet Office located at 54 Meadow Street, New Haven.
Sibling preference is granted to applicants who currently have a sibling enrolled in Ross Woodward. Neighborhood preference is granted to applicants who live in the area zoned for Ross Woodward.
Once a child has been enrolled in Ross Woodward s/he does not need to apply again unless s/he withdraws.
Visit Ross Woodward and see if it's a good fit for your child:
We will be having Open Houses at Ross Woodward on the following dates:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Snow Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Snow Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Snow Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016 10:00 - 11:00am
We offer Shadowing for prospective students:
We offer shadowing for grades 3 - 8 from 10:00am - 12:30pm by appointment.
Link to NHPS Magnet Website & On-Line Application: