Central Magnet High School

Requirements and Policy Content

Students attending intra-magnet feeder schools (Classical Studies, High Horizons, Multicultural, and Park City Magnet) and TAG students who meet the requirements below automatically attend Central Magnet and do not need to go through the application process.

All other students including inter-district magnet (Discovery Magnet, Thurgood Marshall/Six-Six) and Charter school students must go through the application process.

Central Magnet Entrance Requirements

Must be a Bridgeport Resident


Central Magnet Entrance Requirements

Must be a Bridgeport Resident

S Selection by lottery for non-feeder and TAG Students

Final grade of C or better in core academic subjects on grade 8 report cards.

Conduct/effort grade of 1.7 or less on the report card.

Student school attendance must be aligned with the Bridgeport Public School Attendance Policy.

SBAC total score of 4 or average score above the 25th percentile in reading and math on the district benchmark assessment administered in grade 8.

Completed application with all supporting document.

2020-2021 Application process: Only candidates who have been notified by letter that they have met the entrance criteria may complete the online application for Central Magnet High School.

All applications not meeting criteria above will be marked ineligible. See full policy information on our website: Bridgeportedu.net Policy 5116(d)