Wilbur Cross High School

2018 Open Houses

FEB 6 5 - 7pm


FEB 13 5 - 7pm


General Info

Address: 181 Mitchell Drive, New Haven, CT 06511 MAP 

Main Office Phone: (475) 220-7400

Grades: 9th to 12th grade

Admission Preferences: Neighborhood & Sibling 

School Hours: 7:30am - 2:00pm

Principal: Mrs. Edith Johnson

School Website: Click Here

Uniform School: No



School Overview


How to Know the Business & Fine Arts Academy is Right for You:

The Business & Fine Arts Academy addresses the interests of creative, independent students who manage their own artistic promotion, finances, and businesses. Courses are also designed to support students’ interests in Entrepreneurship and Business Management. This academy will support students who want to shape their creative skills in business and the performing arts, along with those who would like to pursue a career in business after high school.
BFA website: http://wchs-bfa.weebly.com/


How to Know International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) Academy is Right for You:

In the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, students will explore many aspects of digital media including video game design and development, digital media and movie making, robotics, graphic design, music production and engineering. This academy focuses on project-based learning and is designed for students who are newly learning English, as well as those who are native English speakers.
IADAS website: http://iawchs.wix.com/internationalacademy


How to Know Health & Culinary Sciences Academy is Right for You:

The Health & Culinary Sciences Academy is an academically rigorous program that will prepare students for careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences, sports and alternative medicine, nutrition, culinary arts and hospitality. Some certificates or certification preparation programs include EMT, CNA, Safe Food Handler, Dental Hygienist, Home Health Aide, Nutrition and Medical Technologies and Medical Assistant. Our website: http://wc-hcsacademy.wixsite.com/mysite


How to Know Law & Public Service Academy is Right for You:

The Law & Public Service Academy fosters a culture of academic rigor and critical thinking to prepare students for careers related to fields in law, political science, counseling, psychology, education, public safety, military, criminal justice, photography, environmental science and forensic science. These career paths will emphasize skills for a future serving in the public or legal domain.
LPS Website: https://wchslps.weebly.com/


2018 Open Houses

2018 Open Houses

FEB 6 5 - 7pm


FEB 13 5 - 7pm



Shadowing is available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Please call Denise Santaella in Guidance to set up an appointment: 475-220-7430


For More Info

To learn more, please contact the school ambassadors: 

Dina Natalino: 475-220-7419, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   475-220-7433.

Ann Brillante: 475-220-7433., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Denise Santaella (shadowing/observación): 475-220-7430



What our students are saying...

“Cross is like America in one building. There are so many different cultures and kids here. You learn from everyone. You can choose classes that fit your personality.“

- Celeste, Graduate


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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