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Due to inclement weather, all New Haven Public Schools have a 2 hour delay.

School begins for us at 10:20am today.

Stay safe.



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The newly elected PTO officers are already busy preparing events for our JCD community.

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PTO Introduction 2018-page-001

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21 C Parents, 

December's update notice was sent home last week. Please make sure to mark your calendars for the dates the program will not be held. 

No program:

  • Friday December 8th
  • Tuesday December 12th
  • Friday December 15th
  • Thursday December 21st 
  • Friday December 22nd

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Congratulations to our newly elected Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) officers. This team is already looking forward to bringing together parents and teachers to benefit all students in our school.

  • President: Mr. Sylvester Salcedo
  • Vice President: Mrs. Maria Flores
  • Secretary: Mrs. Maria Warren
  • Treasurer: Ms. Carroll Ryan
  • Spanish Liaison: Mrs. Omayra Rivera 
  • Teacher Liaison: Ms. Erin McElhone

Stay tuned for meeting dates and times as well as future events.

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We strive to ensure our communication is up-to-date and relevant. Many of our families access our site for schoolwide information, classroom updates, and events on our calendar. Be sure to subscribe to the blog posts for all of your child's teachers!

We want parents to be in contact with teachers. Parents can send in notes with their child, write an email and leave voicemail messages. In an effort to provide your child with the best instruction, free from interruptions, all telephone calls during school hours are directed to a teacher's voicemail box. To find an email address or voicemail extension, please visit Contact Us. To leave a voicemail, dial (475) 220-0000 and enter teacher extension.

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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.

Family-School Compact for Achievement


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.

Title IX Coordinator:   Vallerie Hudson-Brown,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone#203-497-7014 504 Coordinator:  Delores Garcia-Blocker,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone # 203-946-8982


Contact Us

Principal: Mr. Daniel Bonet
Assistant Principal: Dr. Nicholas Perrone

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