Magnet Schools

Stamford has a total of 13 elementary schools, five of which are magnet programs. There are five middle schools and three high schools. One middle and one high school are magnet schools.  Stamford's magnet schools offer educational choices to parents through innovative programs of theme-based instruction. All other schools enroll students based on residence. Details about each school's programs are available on the individual school websites. 

General Magnet Information

  • Hart, Toquam, Westover, and Scofield Magnet Middle School are local magnet schools and enroll students from all parts of Stamford by a lottery process.
  • Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE), Rogers International School and Strawberry Hill, an extension of Rogers International, are Inter-District Magnet Schools and invite students from Stamford and the surrounding towns. Strawberry Hill opened in September 2016 and enrolled students in kindergarten and grade one, with one grade added each year thereafter. In 2021-2022, Strawberry Hill will include grades K-6. Rogers and Strawberry Hill have preferred areas for admission (see below). 

For a full description of the Stamford Public Schools Magnet Lottery School Application process please click the link on the left to read our SPS Board of Education Policy on Magnet Schools.

Elementary, K-6, and K-8 Magnet Applications:

Now open until 4:00p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020
 

Middle Magnet Application:

Now open until 4:00p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021

Middle School Applicants please note: If  you are interested in applying to Strawberry Hill (Grade 6), Rogers (Grades 6-8) and/or Scofield for middle school,  you must complete separate applications for EACH school. The deadline to complete applications for Strawberry Hill Grade 6 and Rogers Grades 6-8 is Monday, November 16, 2020. The deadline to apply to Scofield is Monday, March 1, 2021.

High School Magnet Application:

Now open until Friday, January 15, 2021

  • AITE is an inter-district magnet high school and enrolls students from all parts of Stamford and the surrounding towns by a lottery process. The deadline for submitting AITE School Lottery applications is Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:00p.m. 

Important Dates

  • Elementary Magnet School Lottery Important Dates
    • The deadline for submitting Elementary Magnet School Lottery applications is at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020. 
    • The lottery drawing will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020  and acceptances are due on Friday, January 15, 2021.
  • Elementary Magnet School Orientation Dates
    • Hart
      • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:00p.m.
      • To view the recorded orientation click here
    • Rogers
      • To view the recorded orientation click here
    • Toquam
      • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:00p.m.
      • To view the recorded orientation click here 
    • Westover
      • Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:00p.m.
      • To view the recorded orientation click here 
    • Strawberry Hill
      • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:30p.m.
      • To join click here 
    • Central Office 
      • Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:30p..m. Presented in English; 7:30p.m. Presented in Spanish
      • To register click here
  • Middle Magnet School Lottery Important Dates for Strawberry Hill (Grade 6) and Rogers International (Grades 6-8)
    • The deadline for submitting Middle Magnet School Lottery applications for Strawberry Hill and Rogers International is at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020. 
    • The lottery drawing will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020  and acceptances are due on Friday, January 15, 2021.
  • Middle Magnet School Lottery Important Dates for Scofield
    • The deadline for submitting Scofield Magnet School Lottery applications is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021. 
    • The lottery drawing is Monday, March 15, 2021 and acceptances are due on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
  • Middle Magnet School Lottery Orientation Dates
    • Rogers 
      • To view the recorded orientation click here
    • Scofield 
      • Dates coming soon!
    • Strawberry Hill 
      • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:30p.m.
  • High School Magnet School Lottery Important Dates for AITE
    • The deadline for submitting AITE Magnet School Lottery applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Janary 15, 2021. 
    • The lottery drawing wiill be held on Monday, February 1, 2021 and acceptances are due on Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • High School Magnet School Lottery Orientation Dates
    • AITE
      • Dates coming soon!

 

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