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Please remember this Friday, February 17th, is an early dismissal day. All students will be released at 12:50pm.

There will be no afterschool programs.


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We have rescheduled our Student Senate sponsored HAT DAY for this Friday, February 17th.  

For $1.00, students may wear a hat during the day. All hats will be approved by the child's teacher.

Proceeds will go to Yale New Haven Hospital Pediatric Cancer Unit .

We cannot wait to see all the hats this Friday!

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Our 21st Century Community Learning Center is for parents too!! Workshops in Conversational Spanish for Beginners and Homework Strategies are available.

Space is limited so sign up now!

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Thank you to all of our families who have expressed interest in our 21st Century Community Learning Center before and after school programs. We have had a very positive, overwhelming response. At this time, enrollment is closed. Any students wanting to join the program after today will be added to a waitlist and be notified if a space becomes available.

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school choice expo

If you have questions about any part of the application process or any specific questions for schools, a NHPS of Choice Expo is your opportunity to ask!

Schools will have booths staffed by administrators, teachers, parents and students at each scheduled expo. The Choice & Enrollment Office will also have a booth with staff to answer your questions and to help you fill out the choice applications. You can submit your applications to the Choice & Enrollment staff the day of the expos.

Beyond the expos, each school will also hold open houses.

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Our Mission

At John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication students are taught to be creative thinkers who understand and appreciate the diversity in their communities and in the world. Students learn to communicate in different languages enhanced by technology and infused with the arts.  Students are inspired to excel in their studies, to be healthy and active and to contribute to a global society.

Family-School Compact for Achievement


New Haven Public Schools' Nondiscrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the New Haven Public Schools district that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment. Protected classes include Age, Ancestry, Color, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Learning Disability, Marital Status, Mental Disability, Intellectual Disability, National Origin, Physical Disability, Race, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, equal access school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts for America and other designated youth groups.

Title IX Coordinator:   Vallerie Hudson-Brown,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone#203-497-7014 504 Coordinator:  Delores Garcia-Blocker,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone # 203-946-8982


Contact Us

Principal: Dr. Marlene Baldizon
Assistant Principal: Laurian Kehoe

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 475-220-3600
Magnet Office: 475-220-3604
Fax: 475-220-3605



School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am - 5:30pm