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Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary

Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary

An emphasis on 21st century science and technology drive the core curriculum at STEM and STEM-related schools. This theme also includes programs with a focus on environmental sciences. STEM prepares students for our global, technology-driven future and fosters inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and great collaboration.

Grades PK3 to 5
7 Gardner Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary

School Overview

Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary School helps students develop a strong foundational knowledge in four interrelated domains of STEM literacy: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The STEM theme ignites their curiosity and encourages students to explore and collaborate through hands-on learning experiences. Technology supports and enhances the curriculum, which provides students with meaningful opportunities to conduct investigations, gather and use information, and solve problems using scientific methods of thinking and technology as tools. These experiences help build their knowledge and understanding of the world around them.

Direct Pathway

Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary 5th grade students have a direct pathway option to attend 6th grade at Academy of Aerospace and Engineering 6 to 12. To be considered for this direct pathway placement, you must submit an on-time 2023-24 RSCO online application with Academy of Aerospace and Engineering 6 to 12 as your first choice.

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

  • Focuses on science, technology, engineering and math; ignites curiosity, promotes exploration, and fosters scientific thinking; students are active participants in their learning and participate in hands-on activities; partners with Roaring Brook Nature Center, LEGO, The Children’s Museum, and more
  • Part of a PreK–12 pathway that allows our students to join the Academy Aerospace Middle/ High School after 5th grade; state-of-the-art facility and grounds that reflect the heart and soul of school community; STEM theme-based school that uses a project based learning (PBL) approach; one to-one technology; strong established connections with local aerospace industries and museums

Sports, Clubs & Activities

Aerospace STEM Night where students and families join together to complete various aerospace challenges

We are a CT Green LEAF School with very own butterfly garden which is supported by National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA)

Student Action Team: A collective group of students who live as change makers by contributing solutions in an ever challenging society

A robust parent/teacher organization, or Friends of Aerospace, which creates activities and community building opportunities for the entire school

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