John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication


2018 Open Houses

FEB 8 9:30-11am 6-7:30pm

FEB 13 9:30-11am 6-7:30pm


FEB 27 6-7:30pm

General Info

Address: 569 Congress Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519 MAP

Main Office Phone:  (475) 220-3600

Grades: PreK-3 to 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling

School Hours: 

K-8: 8:35 am – 2:50 pm

PreK: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Principal: DMr. Daniel Bonet-Ojeda, Dr. Nicholas Perrone

School Website: Click Here

Dual-Language School

Uniform School: Yes


School Overview

We teach and learn in English, Spanish & Mandarin Chinese

How to Know John C. Daniels School of International Communication is Right for Your Child:


1. Your child is showing an interest in languages or is already bilingual.

2. Your child enjoys learning about the world’s different cultures.

3. Your child enjoys learning through the arts.

4. Your child would benefit from learning through four broad study themes that contribute to the creation of global thinkers and responsible citizens who care  about and understand others.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:



○ PreK Spanish Enrichment



○ Required Dual Language Spanish-English  Grades K-4


○ Grades 5-6 SS in Spanish Only


○ Grades 5-8 World Language studies in Spanish or Chinese



2018 Open Houses

2018 Open Houses

FEB 8 9:30-11am 6-7:30pm

FEB 13 9:30-11am 6-7:30pm


FEB 27 6-7:30pm


School Tours and Shadowing

Please contact Carroll Ryan for shadowing appointments at 475-220-3604

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Carroll Ryan: 475-220-3604,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Viviana Ortiz: 475-220-3675, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What our students are saying...

”I really like learning about the way people live in so many different countries and cultures around the world. Learning in two languages makes school work fun and challenging.“

- Michael, Grade 7

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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