Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Lottery Process and Timeline

 

The school enrollment consists of 70% students from Bridgeport and 30% from the surrounding communities.  The participating districts are: Easton, Fairfield, Shelton, Monroe, Milford, Stratford and Trumbull.

Entrance to the school is by application and electronic lottery.

Priority admission will be granted to applicants with a sibling(s) currently attending the Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School.  Within the context of this policy, siblings are defined as children who reside in the same household with a common parent or legal guardian in accordance with the Interdistrict Grant language.

Timeline for 2017-18 Application

The Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School 2017-18 Lottery should be available online sometime in January of 2017. Once the date is finalized by the district and the online applications are available, please follow the guidelines below:

Please go to www.bpsapply.com

Click on the Elementary Schools tab; and select Discovery Magnet School and select the blue tab on the right-hand margin; “Click here to apply”. ALL applications should be completed and submitted electronically by the date indicated on the application.

*Please note: If you have a child who already attends The Discovery Magnet School, and have a sibling you would like to attend, they too must enter through the lottery.

Priority admission will be granted to applicants with a sibling(s) currently attending the Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School however, it is not an automatic entry. Please be sure to complete the sibling section of the lottery should this apply to you.

The Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School will hold an OPEN HOUSE prior to the close of the lottery date for prospective students during first week of February.

Should you have any additional inquiries, please contact Student Support at the district office: 203-275-1292