Online Application

Application Closed

The online application period for the Inter-district Magnet High Schools at the Fairchild Wheeler Campus and the Bridgeport Military Academy for the 2020-2021 school year will open October 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and close January 10, 2020.

The Central Magnet High School application process for the 2020-2021 school year will be available on January 31, 2020 and close on February 28, 2020. Students must have received an eligibility letter to apply. See website for full application process. bridgeportedu.net Parent tab, School Choice or follow to Central High School website.


The Elementary Magnet School application will be open from January 6, 2020 -9:00 a.m. through midnight March 6, 2020. Please visit our website at: bridgeportedu.net to apply.

What are Magnet Programs?

Magnet schools create exciting learning experiences that promote student achievement. They are schools with programs that have a special focus, ranging from science and literature to performing arts and innovative technology. They attract students based on their learning needs, skills and special interests.