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Lottery Information for Waterbury Elementary Magnet Schools

Last Updated: 1/19/2023 1:35 PM



380 Pierpont Road

Waterbury, CT 06705


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233 South Elm Street

Waterbury, CT 06706





Informational Open Houses for Prospective Students and their Families


                  Monday, January 23, 2023, 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 

                         Snow Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2023 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

                  Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 10:00 a.m.                     

                         Snow Date: Monday, February 13, 2023 10:00 a.m.


                   Saturday, January 28, 2023 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.                

                    Snow Date: February 11, 2023 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

                   Wednesday, February 15, 2023 9:30 a.m.                               

                           Snow Date: Thursday, February 17, 2023 9:30 am


Application Period:             Begins Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 8:00 am

                                              Ends Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 3:00 pm


All applications must be submitted online at:


If you do not have access to a computer or need help with your application, please contact Rotella or Maloney directly.  We will provide a computer to use and give any help needed.


Applications will be accepted for students who will be in Grades Pre-K 4 through Grade 5 in the 2023-24 school year

  • In order to apply for Pre-K 4, student must have been born in 2019.
  • There is no bussing provided for Rotella or Maloney Waterbury Pre-K students.
  • Student is eligible for a seat only in the grade they apply for.
  • You must list the town you live in at the time that you apply (Proof of Residence will be required, if you are accepted).  If you move from that town, after the application period is over, you must be able to provide proof that you lived in that town at the time of application.
  • Current Grade 5 students cannot be considered siblings as they will not be in the school when the child you are applying for enters.
  • You will be asked if your child has a sibling at Rotella or Maloney. A sibling is a biological brother or sister residing in the same household.  Nieces, Nephews, cousins will not be considered as a sibling.  Half brothers and sisters as well as step brothers or sisters must be living within the same home.
  • If you get a seat, we will contact you by phone and email.  Please check your voice mails and emails regularly.  It is your responsibility to notify us if your phone or email changes. If you don’t respond in the allowed time, we will go to the next student on the wait list and the seat will no longer be available to you.
  • If you apply for seats at both schools, once you accept a seat, your name comes off of the other school’s wait list.
  • If you are from Waterbury and applying for Kindergarten, you must also register at the Family Intake Center (in case your child does not get into the magnet school)
  • Students that are accepted from towns outside of Waterbury must still register their child with their town of residence.


Lottery Drawing:         

  • Lottery date will be March 9th, 2023 at Rotella School.
  • Lottery numbers will not be issued at this time
  • Applicants will be notified of their wait list number, via email.


If you have any questions regarding the lottery applications or process, please contact Rotella or Maloney directly.

Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School
233 South Elm Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
Phone: 203-574-8162

Fax: 203-574-8389