Western CT Academy for International Studies

Elementary Magnet School

201 University Boulevard Danbury, CT 06811

PHONE: 203-778-7462 ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466

Mr. Christopher Roche, Principal

Tuesday January 22nd - Danbury Schools will have a 2 hour delay. AIS will open doors at 10:30 am with school starting at 10:55 am.

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AIS General Information

Class Code - aismagnet

AIS Bus Information

Class Code - aisbusinfo

Playground slides 7.10.18

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The Application period to join the AIS Lottery has closed.

  • Friday January 18th - Theater Magnets 3:45pm to 5pm
  • Monday January 21st - No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday)
  • Wednesday January 23rd - COLT Practice 3:45pm to 4:45pm
  • Thursday January 24th - Math Olympiads 3:45pm to 4:30pm and Spelling Club 4pm to 5pm
  • Friday January 25th - Student Leadership 3:45pm to 5pm and Theater Magnets 3:45pm to 5pm

Click below to see the second edition of the AIS Times

AIS Times edition #2.pdf

Click below to view our latest newsletter:

PTO Presentation SBRC, SBAC, Departmentalization .pdf

Click on presentation to view information from our Departmentalization Meeting.

board meeting video.mp4

AIS Spotlight at the School Board

October 24th, 2018 - Western Connecticut Academy for International Studies presented to the Danbury Board Of Education during their Spotlight Your School portion of the board meeting.

AIS in the News!

May 17, 2018 - Western Connecticut Academy for International Studies has been named a 2018 Green Ribbon School for its environmentally sustainable practices by the U.S. Department of Education.

Photo: Carol Kaliff / Hearst Connecticut Media

AIS in the News!

Rick Asselta speaks to students at the AIS Magnet School Wednesday, May 9, 2018, about his project to raise money for honeybee kits for Puerto Rico. Asselta has lived in Puerto Rico for several years with his wife, who is from the island.

Read article here

PHONE: 203-778-7462

ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466


Regular Hours: 8:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

1 Hour Early Release Day: 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Scheduled Early Dismissal: 8:55 a.m. - 1:25 p.m.

2 Hour Delay: 10:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Weather/Emergency Dismissal: 8:55 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


For changes in dismissal, you must call the school at 203-778-7462 before noon and speak to the school secretary. Please do not email your child's teacher with dismissal changes (teachers are busy teaching or may have a substitute) and please do not leave a voice message which may not be heard in time.

Unless otherwise notified by parent/guardian, the Danbury Board of Education will allow students to have photographs taken and used in the newspaper, videotapes, electronically including our website, and other publications. A form for such objection is below. Such written objection shall be valid for only one school year.

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updated June 29, 2018