Magnet School/Middle School Choice Selection Process for 2017-2018

Meriden Public Schools has formed a partnership with ACES (Area Cooperative Educational Services) to offer Meriden students the opportunity to attend Thomas Edison Magnet School (grades 6-8) or Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School (grades K-8). Available vacancies will be filled through a selection process. 

Middle School Choice Open House Nights

Each school administrator will do an individual presentation and tour on a separate night.  The school administrator will describe their programs and answer your questions about their school.

                                  Wednesday, October 26, 2016        Washington Middle School

Tours from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m./Presentation from 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 3, 2016           Lincoln Middle School

Presentation from 6:30 p.m. -7:15p.m./Tours from 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016    Thomas Edison Middle School

Tours, exhibits and an informational session going on from

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

 Thomas Edison Magnet School Selection Process – Grade 6 Deadline is December 2, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. 

Applications will be available below or in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning on November 16, 2016 for all students in both public and private school entering grade 6 in the next school year (2017-2018) and interested in participating in the Thomas Edison Middle School selection process.  Applications must be submitted by the December 2, 2016 4:00 p.m. deadline to be considered. Please fill out an application for each child and list the siblings.  Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who will be at the school, you must still file an application. Once a student is placed in a school, parents/students waive their right to an automatic placement in the middle school that serves their home address. If you have any questions, please call 203-630-4185.

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Lincoln Middle School/Washington Middle School Selection Process -Grade 6 Deadline – February 28, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Applications will be available February 1, 2017 below or in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for all students in both public and private school entering grade 6 in the next school year (2017-2018) and interested in participating in the Lincoln/Washington Middle School selection process.

If you live in the Lincoln district, but would like your child to attend Washington, or if you live in the Washington district and would like your child to attend Lincoln, you must complete an application to participate in the selection process for available vacancies in grade 6 for the 2017-2018 school year.  Applications will be available February 1, 2017 and must be submitted by the February 28, 2017 4:00p.m. deadline.  Please fill out an application for each child and list the siblings.  Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who will be at the school, you must still file an application.  Once a student is placed in a school, parents/students waive their right to an automatic placement in the middle school that serves their home address. If you have any questions, please call 203-630-4185. 

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Thomas Edison/Lincoln Middle/Washington Middle School Selection Process – Grades 7 & 8 Deadline- April 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be available March 31, 2017 below or in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for all students in both public and private school entering grades 7 & 8 in the next school year (2017-2018) and interested in participating in the Thomas Edison, Lincoln & Washington Middle School selection process.

Applications will be available March 31, 2017 and must be submitted by the April 21, 2017 4:00 p.m. deadline. All students, public and private, interested in participating in the grade 7 & 8 selection process to attend Thomas Edison, Lincoln or Washington Middle School must complete an application for the available vacancies. Please fill out an application for each child and list the siblings.  Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who will be at the school, you must still file an application. Once a student is placed in a school, parents/students waive their right to an automatic placement in the middle school that serves their home address. If you have any questions, please call 203-630-4185. 

Forms:

  • Parent Letter - Grades  7 & 8 – English
  • Rules and Regulations Grades 7 & 8 – English
  • LMS/WMS Application Grades 7 & 8 – English
  • Thomas Edison Application Grades  7 & 8 – English
  • Parent Letter Grades 7 & 8 – Spanish
  • Rules and Regulations Grades 7 & 8 - Spanish
  • LMS/WMS Application Grades 7 & 8 - Spanish
  • Thomas Edison Application Grades 7 & 8 - Spanish

 

Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School Selection Process -Grades K-8  - Deadline is March 31, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be available March 1, 2017 below or in the Office of the Associate Superintendent for all students in both public and private school entering grades K-8 in the next school year (2017-2018) and interested in participating in the Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School selection process for the limited number of openings in several grade levels.

Applications will be available in March 1, 2017 and must be submitted by the March 31, 2017 deadline.

Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who will be at the school, you must still file an application. Once a student is placed at WIMS, parents/students waive their right to an automatic placement in the district school that serves their home address. If you have any questions, please call 203-630-4185.

Note:  Wintergreen Magnet School will host their 2017/2018 Recruitment Nights on:

Wednesday, January 25th and March 8th, 2017 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday morning tours will be from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. on:  February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 29 and April 5 and 12. 

Wintergreen is located at 670 Wintergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06514.  For more information contact the school at 203-281-9668.

Forms:

  • Informational Letter – English
  • Application Grades K-8 – English
  • Regulations Grades K-8 – English
  • Informational Letter  Grades K-8 – Spanish
  • Application Grades K-8 – Spanish
  • Regulations Grades K-8 – Spanish