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Thank you to our families who have already sent in donations for our baskets to be raffled at our annual ziti dinner on Tuesday, December 11th. This event has always been a wonderful tradition for our school community. We are already looking forward to the delicious food, the fabulous friendships and the fun raffles.

For those who still wish to donate, please send in your item by Wednesday, December 5th.

The classroom themes are:

  • PreK (Ms. Smith, Ms. Barkin)– Cooking Basket
  • PreK (Ms. Rosa, Ms. Iovanne)- Baking Basket
  • K- Creativity Basket
  • 1st-Tools for School Basket
  • 2nd-Family Movie Night Basket, elementary edition (G, PG movies only)
  • 3rd-Family Game Night Basket
  • 4th-Pampering (Spa) Basket
  • 5th-Love of Books Basket
  • 6th-Family Movie Night, Middle School Edition (PG-13 is ok, NO R-rated movies)
  • 7th- Christmas Basket
  • 8th-Winter Survival Basket


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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: Mr. Daniel Bonet
Assistant Principal: Ms. Tianko Ellison

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