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Academy of Aerospace & Engineering

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Named a "Magnet School of Excellence" by Magnet Schools of America, and a Gold Metal school in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by US. News 2016, the CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering continues to be one of the national leaders in STEM education and student project-based research. 

As an award winning school, AAE encompasses a diverse community that boasts high standards, an expectation for excellence, and rigor in the classroom. On our state of the Art Campus in Windsor CT , the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering PreK-12 designs and delivers, educational experiences that advance the learning of science, mathematics and technology for students of Greater Hartford. The Academy continually focuses to:  provide a solid foundation in science, mathematics and technology to a diverse population;  integrate and apply science, mathematics and technology in an enriched educational environment;  emphasize problem solving and creative thinking approaches to teaching and learning;  provide faculty development resources and opportunities for all educational levels; and  develop collaborative partnerships and mentoring programs between the school, businesses, and industries.

We have completed our lottery application process for the 2016-2017  season and the Regional School Office has conductied the lottery and notified accepted applicants. 

Thank you to everyone who applied to our school this year.

CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering students are top performers on the 2016 SAT.  Our school came in 5th over all CT High schools. See how our scores did in comparison to other schools LINK

CREC's Academy of Aerospace and Engineering has been ranked as the #2 High School in Connecticut and #22 Magnet High School in the country! Click here to read more from US NEWS AND WORLD REPORTS 



Academy of Aerospace & Engineering

Through the robotics programs, state-of-the-art research labs, and NASA Explorer School partnership, Academy students regularly apply classroom lessons to real-world situations.



Aerospace - Resources for Parents and Children

Here are some helpful resources for your studies at the Academy, including our dress code policies, transportation information and details on FAFSA and the college application process.

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