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Museum Academy

Museum Academy
Museum Studies
Grades PK3 to 5
11 Turkey Hill Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Museum Academy

School Overview

Museum Academy incorporates arts across the curriculum and turns classrooms into museums where students become critical thinkers and teachers of their learning. Using a project-based approach, along with visual thinking strategies, students are encouraged to share their observations and thoughts with the larger group. This platform allows students to learn from, embrace, and respect different perspectives. Hands-on experiences create opportunities for students to explore, connect, and create in their natural environment. Unique to this school, are community partnerships with local museums that extend learning beyond the classroom

Fantastic Facts

  • Incorporates arts across the curriculum 
  • Classrooms become museums through a series of Exhibition Nights where students become teachers and present their learning 
  • Collaborates with community partners to enhance the curriculum
  • Magnet Schools of America Merit School of Distinction, May 2016 
  • Magnet Schools of America Presidents Award, April 2015 
  • Magnet Schools of America Merit School of Excellence, April 2015

Sports, Clubs & Activities

Exhibitions
Project-based learning
Visual Thinking Strategies
Partnerships with local museums, nature and science centers
Invention Convention
Extracurricular clubs

Videos

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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