S tamford's magnet schools offer educational choices to parents through innovative programs of theme-based instruction. While the programs at the magnet schools are described briefly here, more details on each program are available from the individual schools.
There are 12 elementary schools in Stamford.
Three of these schools - Hart, Toquam and Westover - are local magnet schools and enroll students from all parts of Stamford by a lottery process.
Rogers International School is an Interdistrict Environmental Magnet School attracting students from Stamford and the surrounding towns and communities.
The other eight elementary schools enroll students based on residence.
There are also 5 middle schools in Stamford.
One of the middle schools - Scofield - is a magnet school. Scofield Magnet Middle enrolls students from all parts of Stamford by a lottery process.
Of the three Stamford high schools, AITE (Academy of Information Technology & Engineering) is an Interdistrict Magnet High School attracting students not only from Stamford but also from the surrounding towns and communities.