Christopher Columbus Family Academy

2018 Open Houses

FEB 28 5pm

MAR 7 9am



General Info

Address: 255 Blatchley Ave., New Haven, CT 06513 | MAP        

Office Phone: (475) 220-2500

Grades: K – 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood and Sibling

School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Principal: Roy V. Araujo

School Website: Click Here

Dual Language School

Uniform School: Yes




We teach and learn in both English & Spanish

How to Know Christopher Columbus Family Academy is Right for Your Child: 


1. You want your child to be a bilingual learner.

2. Your child will be in a family environment that promotes rigorous learning.

3. Your child’s instruction will be STEAM-driven - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

4. You want your child to develop his/her bilingual mind through discovery.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here: 


○ Dual-language program with classes in Spanish one week and in  English the following week.



2018 Open Houses


2018 Open Houses

FEB 28 5pm

MAR 7 9am


Tours & Shadowing 

Available upon request

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Judith Leach: 475-220-2500, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





What our students are saying...

”Every day when you come to school, you know that you’re going to learn something new. When you’re working on a problem, people will help you and encourage you to get it right. Columbus is inviting!”

- Ariana, 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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