East Rock Community and Cultural Studies Magnet School


2018 Open Houses

FEB 13 9am

FEB 15 6pm



General Info

Address: 133 Nash St., New Haven, CT 06511 MAP

Main Office Phone: (475) 220-5900

Grades: Kindergarten to 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling

School Hours: 7:55am - 2:10 pm

Principal: Peggy Pelley

School Website: Click Here

After-School Programs Offered

Uniform School: Yes



School Overview

How to Know East Rock Community and Cultural Studies Magnet School is Right for Your Child:


1. Your child loves to feel like school is his/her home away from home.

2. Your child would be eager to explore the unique cultural landscapes of New Haven  and our nation, and the ways in which diversity makes us stronger.

3. Your child would rather be learning in a school that represents a variety of different cultures.



Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


○ Wellness Program 

○ Schoolyard Habitat Program 

○ DREAM Academy Afterschool Program

○ Partnership with Yale University

○ ER Record Journalism Program


2018 Open Houses/Tours

2018 Open Houses

FEB 13 9am

FEB 15 6pm


More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:
Kristin Mangnani: 475 -220-5926, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



What our students are saying...

”Teachers make all students feel welcome at East Rock.”

- Kayson, Grade 4


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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