Special Education

Special Education

Special Education
Special Education

New Haven Public Schools is committed to helping all kids rise and achieve success in school and life. For students with disabilities, we offer personalized services that are designed to meet the specific needs of your child.

Services may include specialized instruction, social work counseling, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language services, psychological services, and assistive technology.

We have staff available in the district’s Student Services Department who can answer your questions about Special Education and walk you through the process. For each student who is eligible for Special Education services, we set up a Planning and Placement Team to set goals and objectives that become part of the students Individualized Education Plan.


For more information about Special Education, call the Student Services Department at 475-220-1760.

We Provide

  • State-of-the-Art Schools

  • Free Transportation &
    Free Tuition

  • Free Preschool for
    3 & 4-year-olds

Our Mission

In addition to providing effective and innovative educational practices, New Haven Schools of Choice are designed to foster student enrollment patterns that reflect racial, ethnic and economic diversity.

Families must apply to our schools.  Students are placed in schools through a lottery.


Who Can Apply

New Haven residents can apply to any magnet or charter school in the city. Our Interdistrict Magnet Schools are open to all Connecticut residents. There are no admission requirements, tests or prerequisites for our students. We serve special education students, English Language learners, talented and gifted students and everyone else who comes through the lottery to our schools. No student may be denied enrollment because of race, ethnicity or disability. 

Contact Us

New Haven Public Schools -
Office of Choice & Enrollment

54 Meadow Street, First Floor
New Haven, CT 06519 MAP

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: 475-220-1430 &

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