Become a Student

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Common Ground is seeking students who want to change the world. Think Common Ground might be right for you? Fill out the preliminary application by clicking here.

New Haven Students

The New Haven school of choice deadline has passed. However, spaces may still remain. Unhappy with your placement from the New Haven Public Schools lottery? Still searching for an academically challenging, and socially safe option? Let us work with you. Complete the inquiry form here.

Students from Outside New Haven

Ready for big school benefits with small school attention? There is still time to apply to Common Ground High School. Complete the inquiry form here.

Learn more:

Come see us at an upcoming open house, or spend a school day shadowing to get inside the classroom!


Contact Brian Kelahan at (203) 389-4333×1281 or to arrange a shadow opportunity and with questions.

Upcoming open houses:

Fill out the form below to begin the application process. New Haven students must also submit a form to their counselor or the Magnet School Office, listing Common Ground as their school of choice.

As a public school, we select students by lottery. New Haven district students are chosen through the New Haven Magnet School lottery, while all others are chosen in a separate lottery held at Common Ground.