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The Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying for a CREC Magnet School.

Magnet School applications for the 2015-16 school year will be accepted soon.
Tentative dates are as follows:
- Lottery application season opens: Saturday, November 15, 2014
- Lottery application season closes: Friday, February, 27, 2015

- Online submission of applications at is highly recommended
- You must apply every year (previous waitlist positions do NOT carry over)
- The application period is NOT first-come, first-served

Make An Informed Decision
- Research policies, schools and program options before applying
- Attend a CREC Magnet School Open House

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, 11 am - 2 pm
at the CREC Public Safety Academy (1617 King Street, Enfield)
This fair will feature programming available for Grades 6-12.

Please contact our Magnet Schools Office if you have any questions:
111 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 524-4096


The Regional School Choice Office oversees the admissions process for all magnet schools in our area, as well as the Hartford Region Open Choice Program. You may contact them at (860) 713-6990 or visit to learn more.


How to apply