Meriden Public Schools

School Choice

Magnet School/Middle School Choice Selection Process

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).  Available vacancies will be filled through a selection process.

Middle School Choice Open House Nights

Each school administrator will share a presentation describing school programs and the school will provide a tour on a separate night.  The school administrator will be available to answer questions about their school.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 Washington Middle School
*Tours from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. / Presentation from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 Thursday, October 24, 2019 Lincoln Middle School
 *Presentation from 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. / Tours from 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Thomas Edison Middle School
 *Tours, exhibits and an informational session from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

Thomas Edison Magnet School Selection Process – Grade 6

Students in both public and private schools entering grade 6 next school year who are interested in participating in the Thomas Edison Middle School selection process for the 2020-2021 school year may apply. Every November, letters and applications are mailed to all parents/guardians of fifth-grade students inviting them to apply for the student selection process. Please complete an application for each child and list siblings. Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who attends the school, you must still complete 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. 

Applications will be available starting November 11, 2019 and must be returned no later than December 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Families will be notified via mail after the selection process has been completed in February 2020.  

Applications can be mailed to: 

Meriden Public Schools
Office of Teaching and Innovation
22 Liberty Street - 2A
Meriden, CT 06450

Click to download the TEMS Application English 

Click to download the TEMS Application Spanish

 

Lincoln Middle School / Washington Middle School Selection Process – Grade 6

Students in both public and private schools entering grade 6 for the next school year who are interested in participating in the Lincoln/Washington Middle School selection process for the 2020-2021 school year may apply.  Applications will be available in the Office of Teaching and Innovation and on the Meriden Public Schools website Spring 2020.  Please complete an application for each child and list siblings.  Please realize, even if your child has a sibling who attends the school, you must still complete 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.  All completed applications can be mailed, faxed or delivered to:

Meriden Public Schools
Office of Teaching and Innovation
22 Liberty Street – 2A
Meriden, CT 06450
Fax: (203) 630-4417
Tel: (203) 630-4185

Thomas Edison, Lincoln Middle/Washington Middle School Selection Process – Grades 7 and 8

Students in both public and private schools entering grade 6 for the next school year who are interested in participating in the Thomas Edison, Lincoln/Washington Middle School Grade 7 & 8 selection process for the 2020-2021 school year may apply.  Applications will be available in the Office of Teaching and Innovation Spring 2020.  Please complete 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 complete 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.  All completed applications can be mailed, faxed or delivered to:

Meriden Public Schools
Office of Teaching and Innovation
22 Liberty Street – 2A
Meriden, CT 06450
Fax: (203) 630-4417
Tel: (203) 630-4185