ACES Magnet School Parent Choice is coordinated by ACES. Families in any non-partner school district can apply to a lottery for open seats in ACES Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School in Hamden or in ACES Thomas Edison Middle School in Meriden. Families provide student transportation, with a travel subsidy provided by ACES.

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Key Dates

  • December 3, 2018: Applications Available
  • January 31, 2019: TEMS and WIMS report open seats
  • February 28, 2019, 3:30pm: Application deadline
  • March 7, 2019: Blind lottery for qualified applicants
  • March 8, 2019: Initial placements made
  • March 11, 2019: Notification of placement mailed to families and sending school superintendents
  • March 25, 2019: Parent deadline to accept/reject placement
  • March 27, 2019: School lists sent to Exec. Dir., Asst. Exec. & principals
  • March 25 – December 1, 2019: Placement of additional students (in available slots)

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