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Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Magnet Middle

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Magnet Middle
Arts

Specifically geared toward students interested in art, music, dance, digital arts, creative writing, theater design, and other art forms, this theme integrates a rigorous core curriculum with instruction by professional artists focused on fine and performing arts.

Grades 6 to 8
29 Griffin Road North
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Magnet Middle

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Student Registration Information

Student registration is one of the last steps of the placement process. If you received a placement offer and accepted a seat at this school for the upcoming 2022-2023 School Year (beginning August 2022) please contact Michelle Joiner at the school directly at (860) 200-5554 or mjoiner@crec.org for your registration deadline and instructions on next steps.

School Overview

The school will be moved to its permanent location at 29 Griffin Road North, Bloomfield, CT 06002. More information to follow.

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School provides a safe and caring space that encourages artistic expression and diversity while offering an integrated learning environment that combines a rigorous core curriculum with intensive arts instruction. Students are able to study creative writing, dance, digital arts, filmmaking, instrumental music, theater, musical theater, vocal music and the visual arts. The experiences students will have through coursework led by professional artists will shape their creativity in visual and performing arts. Students work with local professional artists and companies to develop projects and performances. There is always a visiting professional artist or arts company in residence at our school. Students are well prepared here for more advanced level work at one of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High Schools.

Two great schools in one new, state-of-the art building!
In the 2021-22 school year, Greater Hartford Academy of Arts Middle School is moving and joining Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary School at its permanent location at 29 Griffin Road North, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Ana Grace Academy of the Arts 5th grade students will automatically remain enrolled in the new school location and do not need to complete a RSCO on-line application for the 2022- 23 school year.

Direct Pathway
Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Magnet Middle 6thgrade students have a direct pathway option to attend 9th grade to either Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School—Full Day. To be considered for this direct pathway placement, you must submit an on-time 2022-23 RSCO online application either the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School—Full Day as your first choice school.

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.

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Fantastic Facts

  • Combines a rigorous core curriculum with intensive arts instruction 
  • Opportunities for students to shape their creativity in visual and performing arts 
  • Integrates a minimum of 80 minutes of art instruction with professional artists 
  • Provides a safe and caring environment that encourages artistic expression and diversity
  • Solution Tree nationally recognized Professional Learning Community model school 2016–present 
  • Solution Tree Success Story 
  • College Prep daily block focused on more time and support, intervention, enrichment, and extension
  • Arts Middle Recognized as a National Model Professional Learning Community
  • This is Share Day
  • A Month at Arts MS
  • Evening of the Arts

Sports, Clubs & Activities

15 Arts Staff
3 major performances a year
Visiting artist events
Professional artist instructors

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