Discovery Magnet School

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  • Magnet School Lottery Applications for the 2024-25 School Year Opens:

    Monday, January 8, 2024

    Online application ONLY: Please go to : Lottery Application Link- Click Here


    • Applications are available online for grades PreK-3 through 8th grade
    • Bridgeport residents with students in grades K-8 are eligible to apply for all five of the Elementary Magnet Schools. (Separate application for each school and each child)
    • Current Discovery students do not need to reapply.
    • If you are applying for a sibling of a current Discovery student, you must note the name of the current Discovery student on your application.

    BPS Magnet Schools Information

Happy 100th Day of School!


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  • **New School Hours**

    Full Days-8:40 AM-3:00 PM

    Half days- 8:40 AM-12:40 PM

  • Congratulations to this year's winners in the grades 5-8 school based Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest! 

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    Celebrating 10 years of Parliamentary Debate 




    Discovery Magnet 

    Isla David & Philip Brockenberry 





    Magnet Cup


  • To find 2023-2024 Supply List for your child's class, please click on the "Parent Links" tab above and click "Classroom Supply Lists".

    Our partner, The Discovery Museum, has been newly renamed to Sacred Heart University's Discovery Science Center and Planetarium. Take a look at the new logo below and the video describing our collaborative relationship by clicking here: Discovery Magnet and Science Center Partnership


    Please be advised that WE Transportation now has responsibilities of the daily management of routing and transportation inquiries. All questions should be directed to WE transportation by telephone at 203-883-8467 or by email at




Websites for at home learning


  • Discovery Science Center

    zoo            SHU


    Audubon           Maritime