Apply to The Lottery

Columbus Magnet School

46 Concord St, Norwalk, CT 06854 Phone: (203) 899-2840


COLUMBUS MAGNET SCHOOL LOTTERY APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO DOWNLOAD.

THE DATE OF THE LOTTERY INFORMATION OPEN HOUSE IS THURSDAY, MARCH 9 AT 7PM IN THE CMS LIBRARY.



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How do I enroll my child?

Students enter Columbus Magnet School through a Lottery Drawing. To be included in the annual Lottery, parents must submit applications for their children during the Lottery Application Period, January 23 - March 23, 2017. Applicants must reside in Norwalk. Parents interested in learning more about the Progressive HOT School/Bank Street Model at Columbus are encouraged to attend the Information Meetings and Guided Tours. (See below)

How to Apply:

Applications for children entering grades K-6 are available during the annual Lottery Application Period, January 23 - March 23, 2017, from the Columbus Magnet School Main Office or may be downloaded. 
ENGLISH APPLICATION
 
SPANISH APPLICATION

Only applications received during the Lottery Application Period will be included in the Lottery Drawing on Thursday, April 20, 2017. All prospective students (including siblings of current students) must submit applications. Parents may apply to only one of Norwalk's Magnet School programs.  

Lottery Information Meeting:​ Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7 pm in the CMS Library.

Guided Tours are offered to prospective parents during the Lottery Application Period to showcase the wonderful learning opportunities taking place at the school. ​

Tour Dates & Times: (Reservations Required)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 10 AM
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 AT 10 AM
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 AT 12 PM
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 AT 10 AM
THURSDAY, MARCH 9 AT 10 AM
TUESDAY, MARCH 14 AT 10 AM

Please contact Terry Lakin, CMS Parent Coordinator by email at lakint@norwalkps.org  or call the school office at (203) 899-2840  if you would like to attend the Lottery Information Meeting at CMS and/or make a tour reservation.