8th Grade Information for HS

8th Grade Information for High School Programs, Electives, and Public HS (Magnet) Options

Welcome parents and families!  You and your 8th grade students can check this page for helpful information regarding public high school options, programs, and course selection information for 9th grade.

Public High School Options/Magnet Programs for 9th grade:

A presentation will be held for all 8th grade students on Wednesday, October 17 at Tomlinson, so students are aware of the depth and breadth of choices available to them. Representatives from Bullard Havens Technical High School, Aquaculture (Bridgeport Regional Vocational Aquaculture School), Bridgeport Military Academy, Trumbull Agriscience and Biotechnology Center, Regional Center for the Ats, Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet and Center for Global Studies will be on hand to address all 8th grade students.

Please see below for website links, more specific information, flyers, brochures and contact information regarding these public high school (magnet) options available to 9th grade students in Fairfield. We strongly recommend that students and their families visit these programs together as part of the application process.  Should you have further questions, please have your student speak to the grade level counselor for clarification.

Bridgeport Military Academy:

Website: https://www.bpsapply.com/site323.php/

Open House Dates: Thursday, November 8th 5:30-7:00pm

Applications Closed on: January 11th

Bridgeport Regional Vocational Aquaculture School:

Website: https://www.bridgeportedu.net/Domain/1530

Open House Dates: Wednesday, November 7th 6:30-8:00pm

Bullard Havens Technical High School:

Website: https://bullard-havens.cttech.org/

Open House Dates: Thursday, November 1st 5:30-7:30pm

Center for Global Studies:

Website:  https://cgs.norwalkps.org/

Open House Dates: Tuesday, October 23rd & Thursday, November 29th 6:30-8:30pm

Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet:

Website: http://fairchildwheeler.org/

Applications Available: https://bpsapply.com/apply/

Open House Dates: Nov. 7th and Dec. 11th 5:30-7:30 pm

Regional Center for the Arts (RCA):

Website: http://www.ces.k12.ct.us/page.cfm?p=3434

Open House Dates: Thursday, November 15th and Thursday, February 7th 7:00-8:30 pm

Placement Audition Dates: Saturday, March 9th and Saturday, March 16th 10:00-12:00 pm

Trumbull Agriscience and Biotechnology Center:

Website: https://www.trumbullps.org/ths/ag/

Open House Dates: Thursday, November 1st 5:30-6:30p or 7:00-8:00pm