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The Open Choice program in the ACES region provides opportunities for families to select schools for their children either in New Haven or in the surrounding suburban districts, based on availability of seats.

Please review this program information detailing available openings and application directions (English and Spanish provided). The ACES Open Choice program applications may be completed at for inclusion in the lottery for available seats.

The application deadline is April 1, 2023 by 3:30 P.M. Transportation will be provided at no cost for all accepted students except for PK. Students accepted for PK seats will have to provide their own transportation.