Pathfinder
Do you love to learn?
Are you planning to go to college?
Do you want to meet other hard working, motivated students?
Are you a fifth grader or a seventh grader?
If so, Pathfinder Hopkins School may be perfect for you!

This is a tuition-free program that takes place at Hopkins School (986 Forest Road, New Haven, CT 06515).  Pathfinder is a tuition-free program for students who have demonstrated financial need.

Application for 7th Grade will be available September 1st.
Application for 5th Grade will be available February 1st.

5th Grade Applicants Admission Timeline

February 1, 2017: New Student Application released
March 10, 2017: Application Deadline, Admissions Testing
March & April, 2017: Selected applicants and their families will be offered the opportunity to interview for admission.
April 30, 2017: Final Admissions Decision notifications will be sent to students and families

A Four Year Commitment

Beginning in with the 2017 Summer Program, Pathfinder will start a four-year academic enrichment program for highly motivated 5th graders. During our five-week summer program, students will attend daily classes each weekday from 8:00am-4:00pm. As with the current seventh and eighth graders, during the school year students will attend after-school classes each Thursday (4:00pm-6:30pm).  Attendance is mandatory.

Pre-Summer OrientationJune TBA, 2017, all students must attend the mandatory pre-summer orientation. A parent, guardian, or older family member must attend the day with the student to learn about the expectations and guidelines for the Summer Program.

2017 Summer ProgramJuly 3, 2017 – August 5, 2017. Programming takes place 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Fridays. Students have an average of two hours of homework each night. Daily attendance is mandatory.

7th Grade Applicants Admission Timeline

September 1, 2017: New Student Application released
October 1, 2017: Application Deadline
October 7, 2017: Admissions Testing
October & November, 2017: Selected applicants and their families will be offered the opportunity to interview for admission.
November 30, 2017: Final Admissions Decision notifications will be sent to students and families

A Two-Year Commitment

Pathfinder is a two-year academic enrichment program for highly motivated students. During the school year, students attend classes each Thursday (4:00pm-6:30pm). During our five-week summer program, students will attend daily classes each weekday from 8:00am-4:00pm. During the school year students will attend after-school classes each Thursday (4:00pm-6:30pm). Attendance is mandatory

Pre-Summer Orientation: June TBA, 2017, all students must attend the mandatory pre-summer orientation. A parent, guardian, or older family member must attend the day with the student to learn about the expectations and guidelines for the Summer Program.

2017 Summer Program: July 3, 2017 – August 5, 2017. Programming takes place 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Fridays. Students have an average of two hours of homework each night. Daily attendance is mandatory.