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Elementary Schools >
Academy of Aerospace and Engineering (PK3 - Grade 12)

525 Brook Street (temporary location)
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860-529-1652

Elementary School Contact: Gayle Hills, principal
E-mail: ghills@crec.org
URL: http://www.crecschools.org
School Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Before Care: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
After Care: 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
'14-'15 Lottery Grades: PK3-Grade 1 (will serve up to Grade 5 in the future)
School Uniform: No

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
CREC’s Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary School focuses on developing strong foundational knowledge for students in four interrelated domains of STEM literacy: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The curricula provides students with significant and meaningful opportunities to conduct investigations, gather and use information, and solve problems using scientific methods of thinking and technology as tools. Engaging children in these practices helps them develop a deep understanding of the world around them.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS:
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Emphasis on 21st Century learning and preparedness
- Rigorous core academic learning goals
- State-of-the-art technology in the classroom
- Educational environment that strengthens students’ social and emotional development
- Unique community partnerships to enhance learning
- Full-day preschool and kindergarten programming
- State-of-the-art facility under development
- PreK-Grade 12 continuum at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering

LOTTERY PLACEMENT PROCEDURES:
- Sibling
- Staff