John S. Martinez Sea & Sky STEM Magnet School


2018 Open Houses

FEB 8 9am-1pm

FEB 15 9am-1pm 3 - 5pm

FEB 27 9am-1pm


General Info

Address: 100 James Street, New Haven, CT 06513 MAP     

Main Office Phone: (475) 220-2000

Grades: Kindergarten to 8th Grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling 

School Hours: 8:20am - 2:50pm

Principal: Luis Menacho

Uniform School: Yes


School Overview

How to Know John S. Martinez Magnet School is Right for Your Child:


1. Your child thrives in a student-centered environment that uses a STEM based approach to explore the hydrosphere, atmosphere, space and human impact on the sea and sky.

2. Your child enjoys swimming, kayaking, building, coding and hands-on learning.

3. Your child learns best in a multicultural atmosphere that encourages collaboration, problem solving, innovative thinking and social emotional awareness.


Unique Ways Your Child Can Learn and Grow Here:


○ Bilingual Support

○ STEM Integration

○ Innovative Technology

○ Site-Based Swimming Lessons

○ Programming with Community Partners

○ Interdisciplinary Curriculum


2018 Open Houses

2018 Open Houses

FEB 8 9am-1pm

FEB 15 9am-1pm 3 - 5pm

FEB 27 9am-1pm


School Tours & Shadowing

Available for students entering grades 6-8, please call 475-220-2000 to make an appointment.

More Info

To learn more, please contact School Ambassadors:

Alyssa Granata-Basso: 475-220-2000, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Larissa Spreng-Weir: 475-220-2000, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



What our students are saying...

“I like how we do hands-on activities, like building and testing boats in our pool to explain Newton’s three laws of motion. Teachers care about their students and we look up to them.” 

- Natasha, Grade 8


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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