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CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School

Application checklist for admission:

  1. Schedule a visit to observe our learning community in action.
  2. Fill out a CELC application questionnaire.
  3. Provide school records (records release form) for the last two years, copies of any and all reports, testing and/or other information pertaining to a child’s academic and social/emotional history. Please read, complete, and submit this records release form to the administrative office at your student’s sending school.
  4. Provide two completed teacher reference forms and/or personal reference forms. We require that these forms be given to the current teacher(s) and/or personal reference(s) along with an envelope stamped and addressed to CELC.  To ensure confidentiality these forms must come directly from the teachers/references to CELC.
  5. Schedule a student visit day.  The purpose of the visit is for us to observe the student and for a student to get to know the program by participating in academic classes as well as a field experience.  CELC moves around quite a bit throughout the academic year, and we want to observe how a student responds to activities both in and outside the classroom environment.

After application and student visit have been completed, we will make a determination and notify you whether or not the student is accepted at CELC.

Please let us know if you have any questions along the way.  We thank you for your interest and look forward to working with you.

Application and Registration Forms to download and print:

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“Life at CELC is unlike any other school. There is a place for any personality or learner. Through our everyday experiences we build relationships, and we become like a family. We go out into the world together. We work together and grow together. It is the best feeling to feel like you always have a place. You can just be you and find your place at CELC. It doesn’t matter what we are doing — hard and dedicated math, out in the woods, or walking the streets in Washington, D.C. – we always have a place to learn and have fun.”

Hannah, 8th-grade student at CELC