L.W. Beecher Museum Magnet School of Arts and Sciences


2018 Open House Dates

FEB 15 10 - 11:30am, 5-6:30pm


FEB 27 10 - 11:30am, 5-6:30pm



General Info

Address: 100 Jewell Street, New Haven, CT 06515 MAP   

Main Office: (475) 220-3800

Grades: PreK-3 to 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling

School Hours: 9:00am – 3:30pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am-5:30pm

Principal: Kathy Russell Beck

School Website: Click Here

Uniform School: Yes



How to Know L.W. Beecher is Right for Your Child: 


1. Your child has an interest in exploring science and social studies topics more deeply and discovering how these subjects link to their lives.

2. Your child loves hands-on learning - both when exploring a topic and when explaining what they have learned through exhibits.

3. Your child is curious and enjoys sharing what they have learned with you and with others.


 Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


○ Hands-on learning 

○ Project-based learning 

○ Quarterly Exhibition Nights


2018 Open Houses/Tours

2018 Open House Dates

FEB 15 10 - 11:30am, 5-6:30pm


FEB 27 10 - 11:30am, 5-6:30pm


School Tours

Available by appointment 


Available for students entering grades 5-8 on Thursdays. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for appointment

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Erin Michaud: 475-220-3829,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



What our students are saying...

”Its a place where students feel welcome and belong. I like our school when we work on science experiments, because we learn in a different, more exciting way.”

- Jacey, Grade 5


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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