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Parents, join JCD Notifications on Remind to stay updated on events and happenings. 

To join, text @jcd569 to 81010 or sign up at https://www.remind.com/join/jcd569

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As another means of staying connected, parents are encouraged to sign up for their child's classroom's WhatsApp. This is sn optional choice to be a part of a group chat with parents of the specific class. WhatsApp can serve to help parents inform each other of birthday parties, gatherings, events or ask questions about homework, school events, and other happenings.

Reach out to your child's teacher or any PTO officer for additional information.


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The West Haven VA Hospital is in need of stocking stuffers (toiletries) for the veterans (male and female).

We are asking each classroom to participate in a collection drive.

The drive will begin on November 6th and end on Friday, December 6th.  

You may also donate pre-stuffed stockings and Hanukkah items.

Thank you in advance for helping to make the holiday season special for our veterans.

Click for classroom lists (English / Spanish)



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Our Mission

At John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication students are taught to be creative thinkers who understand and appreciate the diversity in their communities and in the world. Students learn to communicate in different languages enhanced by technology and infused with the arts.  Students are inspired to excel in their studies, to be healthy and active and to contribute to a global society.


New Haven Public Schools' Nondiscrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the New Haven Public Schools district that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment. Protected classes include Age, Ancestry, Color, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Learning Disability, Marital Status, Mental Disability, Intellectual Disability, National Origin, Physical Disability, Race, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, equal access school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts for America and other designated youth groups.




Contact Us

Interim Principal: Mrs. Tina Mitchell
Assistant Principal: Ms. Yesenia Perez

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 475-220-3600
Magnet Office: 475-220-3604
Fax: 475-220-3605


School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am - 5:30pm