New Haven Public Schools

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

New Haven Public Schools Food Distribution Sites

The New Haven Public Schools Food Service Department will begin serving “Grab and Go” Breakfast and lunch meals on Monday March 16, 2020 during the closure of the public schools in response to the spread of COVID-19. The Food Service Department be serving breakfast and lunch at 37 schools sites throughout the city.  

  • Meal distribution sites will be open for breakfast and lunch pick up Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM.  The Food Service Department will be distributing breakfast and lunch meals for the duration of the public schools’ closure due to the growing concern of student exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • NHPS Food Service will distribute meals from either the front entry foyer or the bus entry.
  • In order to maintain social distancing, participants are encouraged to pick up meals from the school site most convenient to their home.  Students may pick up a meal at their local school so long as they are enrolled at any closed school. 
  • Meals are available for school students 18 years of age and younger.

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New Haven Public Schools are constantly growing and developing!

Out of the 44 New Haven Public Schools, there are:

  • 1 Early Learning Center
  • 31  PreK-8, Elementary & Middle Schools
  • 9 High Schools
  • 2 Transitional Schools/Programs
  • 1 Adult & Continuing Education Center

NHPS is home to the largest magnet program in Connecticut! 
7,325 students attend the 20 different magnet schools in our district. Nearly 3,000 of the students attending magnet schools are from suburban towns which means that NHPS have the highest suburban enrollment in magnet schools in Connecticut. An additional 7,000 students applied for the magnet program this year!