Conte-West Hills School

511 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 475-220-5400
Fax: 203-946-8802
Grade Levels: PreK- 8
School Population: approx. 606
Hours: 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM
Principal: Dianne Spence

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Mission Statement

Harry A. Conte West Hills Magnet School of Exploration and Innovation uses the resources of our community members to offer a challenging, integrated curriculum that inspires students to become active, independent learners on their academic and social journey towards excellence.
Our goal is to develop in each student the heart of an explorer and the mind of an innovator.

  • Operating for More than 30 Years -New Haven's Oldest Magnet School -Diversity -Parent Participation


  • Newly Renovated Facility -Merging Elementary & Middle Schools -Full range of Specialized Facilities -State-of-the-Art Technology & Internet Access


  • School Development Program, Yale University -A Focus on Child Development Theory -Strong Parent Program -School Planning and Management Team