Magnet School/Middle School Choice Lotteries for 2016-2017

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). A lottery will be conducted for the available vacancies.

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 28, 2015        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 5, 2015           Lincoln Middle School

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2015    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 Lottery – Grade 6 Deadline is December 4, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. 

Applications will be available below or in the Office of the Associate Superintendent on November 20, 2015 for all students in both public and private school entering grade 6 in the next school year (2016-2017) and interested in participating in the Thomas Edison Middle School lottery.  Applications must be submitted by the December 4, 2015 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.

Forms:

  • Letter to Parents/Guardians – English
  • Application Grade 5-6 – English
  • Regulations Grade 5-6 – English
  • Letter to Parents/Guardians – Spanish
  • Application Grade 5-6 – Spanish
  • Regulations Grade 5-6 – Spanish

 

Lincoln Middle School/Washington Middle School Lottery-Grade 6 Deadline – February 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Applications will be available February 8, 2016 below or in the Office of the Associate Superintendent for all students in both public and private school entering grade 6 in the next school year (2016-2017) and interested in participating in the Lincoln/Washington Middle School lottery.

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 lottery for available vacancies in grade 6 for the 2016-2017 school year.  Applications will be available February 8, 2016 and must be submitted by the February 26, 2016 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. 

Forms:

  • Letter to Parents/Guardians - English
  • Application Grades 5 - 6 – English
  • Regulations Grades 5 - 6 – English
  • Letter to Parents/Guardians – Spanish
  • Application Grades 5 - 6 – Spanish
  • Regulations Grades 5 - 6 – Spanish

 

Thomas Edison/Lincoln Middle/Washington Middle School Lottery – Grades 7 & 8 Deadline- April 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be available February 1, 2016 below or in the Office of the Associate Superintendent for all students in both public and private school entering grades 7 & 8 in the next school year (2016-2017) and interested in participating in the Thomas Edison, Lincoln & Washington Middle School lottery.

Applications will be available February 1, 2016 and must be submitted by the April 29, 2016 4:00 p.m. deadline. All students, public and private, interested in participating in the grade 7 & 8 lottery 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 Lottery-Grades K-8  - Deadline is March 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be available February 23, 2016 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 (2016-2017) and interested in participating in the Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School lottery. A lottery will be held for the limited number of openings in several grade levels.

Applications will be available in February 23, 2016 and must be submitted by the March 25, 2016 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.

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