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Global Experience Magnet School

Global Experience Magnet School
Global Studies and World Travel
Grades 6 to 12
44 Griffin Rd. South
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Global Experience Magnet School

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Late Application Information

We have limited availability, but there’s still time to apply! Seats may become available at the following grade(s) for the 2021-22 school year.

Available Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Prospective Students

Global Experience Magnet School (GEMS) welcomes prospective families that received a placement offer for the 2021-22 school year!


Student registration is one of the last steps of the placement process. Families must register their child within 14 days of accepting their placement offer.  If you haven’t received a communication from us within a few days of you accepting your placement offer, please visit our  Student Registration Information webpage for contact information and registration resources.

School Overview

At Global Experience Magnet School, which our school community warmly calls “GEMS,” we make the world our classroom. GEMS gives students in grades 6–12 a well-rounded, college preparatory education and ensures their readiness to excel in a fast-paced, global economy. Global Experience Magnet School will provide a customized education, deeply rooted in experiences that will allow each student to reach their maximum academic and social potential. If your child is interested in traveling, and wants to be challenged in the classroom with an individualized curriculum and personal attention, then GEMS might be the perfect fit.

School Report Card – the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has prepared this report, which includes information about student enrollment, student achievement, student and teacher diversity, and much more.

Fantastic Facts

  • Small class size of approximately 15 to provide a challenging and customized education 
  • At least one international travel experience to Asia, Africa, Central America, or Europe 
  • Second language offerings in Mandarin-Chinese, French, and Spanish 
  • Students can earn up to 21 college credits (tuition free) 
  • Nationally Recognized School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America
  • Private school class size in a public school setting, with a student/ teacher ratio of approximately 15 to 1, to provide a personal and customized education 
  • Unique advisory curriculum focused on developing each student as a responsible, civic-minded, global citizen

Sports, Clubs & Activities

National Honor Society/National Junior Honor Society, GEMS Society (Honor Society), Student Government Association, Hiking/Ski Club, GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance), Theatre Club, Yearbook Club, Environmental Club, Chess Club ,Dungeons & Dragons (virtual cosplay)


Documents & Flyers

New! RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Check out the new RSCO Family Guide to School Choice in the Greater Harford Region for grades Pre-K to 12.

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