Admissions FAQs

Q: Does MSMHS require an entrance exam?
A: MSMHS does not require an entrance exam. Students are selected through an electronic lottery system that is held in January. The only necessary requirement is that the applicant is a resident of Connecticut and eligible to enter as a freshman.

Q: Does MSMHS have an application deadline?
A: Yes. The recruitment period for the 2019-2020 school year will be open from October 1, 2018 through January 4, 2019.

Q: How and where do I submit the application?
A: Applicants have two choices as to how to submit an application: a paper application may be sent to or dropped off at the school, or an application may be completed and submitted on line. The application period for the 2019-2020 school year will open on October 1, 2018, through January 4, 2019.

Q : Does MSMHS offer CIAC athletics?
A: MSMHS does not offer CIAC sports; students generally participate in CIAC sports in their sending district. MSMHS has a fencing team and a crew team. MSMHS offers a variety of co-curricular club activities that include: Debate, Interact, AP Seminar, Yearbook, Art, Unity Club, Yoga.

Q: Can I earn college credit while at MSMHS?
A: Absolutely. MSMHS offers multiple AP and University of Connecticut ECE (Early College Experience) courses.

Q: Does it cost anything to attend MSMHS?
A: There is no cost to attend MSMHS. MSMHS is a public magnet school.

Q: Is transportation provided?
A: According to the Connecticut State Department of Education, Public School Choice, the district where the school is located must provide transportation for resident students. Participating school districts are not required to provide transportation, but many do so. Please check with the Board of Education in the town in which you live to inquire as to arrange/discuss transportation opportunities to MSMHS.

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