Applying To Groton Magnet Middle Schools

Groton Public Schools has partnered with 

to make submitting and tracking your middle school choice form online even easier.

Download the SchoolMint App for your Android or Apple device or visit to start your application today.

Families interested in applying to one of Groton's intra-district magnet elementary schools should visit either the Catherine Kolnaski or Northeast Academy Magnet Elementary School web sites for more information.

All 5th grade families need to complete a school choice form by March 31, 2019.  

Families that do not have online access can pick-up a bilingual choice form in the front office of their child's school.


Questions and Answers

Who needs to complete a magnet middle school choice form?

All 5th grade families need to complete a form indicating their middle school choice. 

Current Groton 6th and 7th graders interested in attending a middle school other than their current school,s can also submit an application.

Do I still need to complete an application if I plan to attend my neighborhood school?

Yes, however, Groton Public Schools gives neighborhood preference to students who live within the districted attendance zones of each school in the lottery. 

How do I know which school is my neighborhood school?

Visit the School Assignments by Street Listing on the Groton Public Schools web site.

Application Timeline


Applications accepted online at

  Families that do not have online access can apply at any of the magnet school open house events or request a paper application from their child's school.


Groton Public Schools will hold a magnet middle school lottery in April and all families will be notified following the lottery. 



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