Wilbur Cross Comprehensive High School

Wilbur L. Cross High School

2019 Open House Dates

Tuesday, February 5 5-7pm

Tuesday, March 5 5-7pm

Snow Date:

Tue, Mar. 12 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

After School Programs Offered 



Academy of Business & Fine Arts (BFA)

The Academy of Business and Fine Arts is an academically rigorous program that supports students interested in shaping their creative skills in visual and performing arts, along with those who would like to pursue a career in business. Special courses in this academy include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Web Design, Theater, and Advanced Visual and Recording Arts.

Academy of Health & Culinary Sciences (HCS)

The Academy of Health and Culinary Sciences is an academically rigorous program that will prepare students for the education needed to pursue careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences, sports and alternative medicine, nutrition, culinary arts, and hospitality. Industry certification or certification preparation is available for EMT, CNA, Safe Food Handler, Dental Hygienist, Home Health Aide, Nutrition and Medical Technologies, and Medical Assistant.

Academy of Law & Public Service (LPS)

The Academy of Law and Public Service is an academically rigorous program that will prepare students for the education needed to pursue careers in law, political science, counseling, psychology, education, public safety, military, criminal justice, and forensic science. Special courses in this academy include Forensic Science, Public Safety, Psychology, Peer Counseling, Debate/Mock Trial, Business Law, Constitutional Law, and Public Speaking.

International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS)

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences is an academically rigorous program where students explore many aspects of digital media including Video Game Design & Development, Digital Media & Movie Making, 3D Modeling and Animation, Graphic Design, Engineering, and Coding. This project-based learning curriculum will prepare students to participate in an increasingly technological world.


2019 Open House Dates

2019 Open House Dates

Tuesday, February 5 5-7pm

Tuesday, March 5 5-7pm

Snow Date:

Tue, Mar. 12 5-7pm


Visit Us!

There is no better way to get a sense of who we are than visiting, so we invite you to join us at an Open House.

Student shadowing is the process of following a currently enrolled student through all or part of a school day and is encouraged for all students. Please contact Brian
Flanagan to schedule.



Ann Brillante at 475-220-7400 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Brian Flanagan at 475-220-7436 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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, Class of 2015


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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