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Visit an Achievement First School

We are always eager for visitors to see firsthand the extraordinary teaching and learning taking place in our schools. Each year we host hundreds of visitors, including educators, politicians, philanthropists, community leaders and concerned citizens. To join their ranks, please review the options below.



Connecticut Visitor Days Information

Achievement First holds Visitor Days in each of the Connecticut cities in which we serve students.
For details about Visitor Days in New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford, please see below.

New Haven

Please join us in New Haven at Amistad Academy, located at 130 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven CT 06511, Achievement First Amistad High School, located at 580 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven CT 06511, and Achievement First Elm City Middle School (Greenfield), located at 495 Blake Avenue, New Haven CT 06515. Visitor Day will begin at 8:00 am, and visitors will be able to tour our facility, observe classrooms, and participate in a presentation and discussion about Achievement First.

01/22/2016 at Achievement First Amistad High School
03/17/2016 at Achievement First Amistad High School
05/27/2016 at Achievement First Amistad High School

02/26/2016 at Achievement First Elm City Greenfield Middle School
04/29/2016 at Achievement First Elm City Greenfield Middle School

Bridgeport

Please join us in Bridgeport at Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School, located at 655 Stillman St. Bridgeport CT 06608 and Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle School, located at 529 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06608 AF Bridgeport Academy Visitor Days begin at 8:15 a.m. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about Achievement First and participate in a discussion with fellow visitors and members of Achievement First’s leadership team. Visitors will also tour our elementary school classes. 

01/20/2016 at Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle School
03/02/2016 at Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School 

Hartford

Please join us in Hartford at Achievement First Hartford Academy, which is located at 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford 06112 and Achievement First Summit Middle School, located at 85 Edwards St., Hartford, CT 06120.  Visitor Days begin at 8:15 a.m. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about Achievement First and participate in a discussion with fellow visitors and members of Achievement First’s leadership team. Visitors will also tour our schools and get the chance to see classes in action.

11/06/2015 at Achievement First Hartford Elementary School
01/14/2016 at Achievement First Summit Middle School
03/03/2016 at Achievement First Hartford High School 


 

New York Visitor Days Information

Throughout the academic year, we offer a number of opportunities to see our teachers, scholars and administrators doing what they do best. Please review the options below to find the program best tailored to your interests.

Please note that sessions hosted during the day require an RSVP and will include classroom visits. In case of bad weather, cancellations will be posted at www.achievementfirst.org on the morning of the event.
 

Achievement First New York Visitor Days

We believe our schools truly speak for themselves and invite community members, elected officials, education professionals and everyone in between to see first-hand what makes an Achievement First education unique. Our Visitor Day program includes light refreshments, a short presentation on the Achievement First history, mission and educational approach, a guided campus tour including classroom visits and a Q&A session. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and typically runs until 10:00 a.m. 

Visitor Days for the 2015-2016 school year will occur on the following dates. Click the link to RSVP.

11/16/2015 at Achievement First Brownsville Elementary and Middle Schools
12/09/2015 at Achievement First Brooklyn High School
03/08/2016 at Achievement First Bushwick Elementary School
05/10/2016 at Achievement First Endeavor Elementary and Middle Schools 

For Prospective Parents: Information Sessions

Parents interested in Achievement First are encouraged to attend one (or more!) of the information sessions hosted across our Brooklyn campuses. Attendees will hear a brief presentation on Achievement First, meet school leaders, and learn more about our college-preparatory academic curriculum, character development program and enrollment process (translators will be available in districts with significant non-English speaking communities). For information session dates for the 2013-14 school year:

  • In Connecticut, click here
  • In New York, click here
  • In Rhode Island, click here


For Teachers & School Leader Candidates

If you are interested in applying to be a teacher or school leader at Achievement First and would like to visit a school, please email recruitment[at]achievementfirst[dot]org.




Rhode Island Visitor Days Information

 

Please join us in Providence at Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy, which is located at 370 Hartford Ave, Providence 02909. Visitor Days begin at 8:00 a.m. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about Achievement First and participate in a discussion with fellow visitors and members of Achievement First’s leadership team. Visitors will also tour our elementary school classes. 

Visitor Days for the 2015-2016 school year will occur on the follow dates. Click the link to RSVP.

11/19/2015 at Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy
01/26/2016 at Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy
03/15/2016 at Achievement First Rhode Island Mayoral Academies
05/25/2016 at Achievement First Rhode Island Mayoral Academies 

 
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