Welcome to Classical Magnet School

School Phone: 860-695-9100

The 2017-2018 Bell Schedule and Calendar are here!


Classical Magnet in the Press

Upcoming Events!

Congratualations to our Swim Team on winning the City Championship for the first time!


Congratualations to Vigilance Brandon and Lance Saddler for auditioning into All-State and the 6 other Classical Students who auditioned into the Regional Band and Orchestra.


Congratulations to our Classical Magnet Artists!

In December, 7th grader Ashley Nelson’s artwork was selected as a winner for the Superintendent’s Greeting Card contest. This annual contest is sponsored by the Superintendent and the student designs are made into note cards.

10th grader Jetta McPhee, received 2nd place for her digital artwork for the MLK High School Poster contest at the Yale Peabody Museum. This annual contest took place in January in honor of Dr. King and his legacy.

10th grader Seh Seh, received 3rd place in the Teen category for his digital artwork at the National Arts Program in Hartford. The National Arts Program is a community exhibition of various age groups and skill levels. It is held every year at Capital Community College in February.

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Admission is open to all students in Hartford and the 40 surrounding towns. Students will be selected by means of a random lottery system based on available seats.

The Classical Magnet School will offer its students an academic curricula firmly rooted in a study of the classics and liberal arts. Students will demonstrate a mastery of academics and an ability to listen respectfully, question intelligently and think logically. It is our mission that through our academic program every student will:

  • study the classical sources of eloquence found in rhetoric, literature, philosophy, mathematics and science
  • participate actively in the Paideia seminar process
  • be empowered to become a responsible citizen and independent life long learner
  • realize our high expectations both in behavior and academics
  • become a responsible and respectful member of a diverse, democratic society
  • acquire confidence through achievement
  • Succeed in college
  • we proudly proclaim the Classical Motto, Non scholae sed vitae discimus

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The Hartford Board of Education complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws prohibiting the exclusion of any person from any of its educational programs or activities or the denial to any person of the benefits of any of its educational programs or activities because of race, creed, color national origin, ancestry sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, marital status, age or disability subject to the conditions and limitation established by law.

 The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

 Title IX Coordinator: Jovin Girard, 860-695-9258, Jovin.girard@hartfordschools.org

 Kimberly Schulte (only to be used for Title IX issues, use primary school number for all other inquiries)
District Title IX coordinator
Hartford Public Schools
960 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103