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Magnet School Information

Contact Info

Hours of Operation:

8:00a.m.-4:00p.m. by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions or you can email us anytime at 

(203) 977-4198 Cristina Alfano

Office of School Development/Family and Community Engagement
888 Washington Blvd.
Government Center - 5th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
United States

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Stamford Public Schools has a total of 13 elementary schools which includes one K-7 and one K-8 school, five of which are magnet programs. Stamford has 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 Interdistrict 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 2022-2023, Strawberry Hill will include grades K-7 and in 2023-2024, Strawberry Hill will include grades K-8. 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. Lottery applications will be available beginning Thursday, September 15, 2022. All magnet schools will hold orientation meetings. All applications submitted by the published deadlines will be included in the lottery draw. This lottery does not operate on a first-come, first-serve basis.