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About Achievement First Bridgeport Academy
Middle School

529 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Phone: 203-333-9128
Fax: 203-333-9142

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Opened: August 2007
Grades: Five to eight
Number of Students in 2016-17: 379
Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 4:05 p.m Monday- Thursday; 7:15 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Friday

"Climbing the Mountain to College"

School Leader

Challa Flemming is the principal of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle. She joined the school as a founding member, teaching fifth-grade math, science and social studies prior to becoming the school’s academic dean. Before coming to AF Bridgeport Academy Middle, Mrs. Flemming spent five years teaching in the Bronx, New York. She is native to Connecticut and was born and raised in New Haven. Mrs. Flemming received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wesleyan University and her master’s degree in elementary education from Mercy College.

AF Bridgeport Academy Seen & Heard

AFBA Teacher: Be Your Own Kind of Everything!

A Look Inside AFBA Middle on PBS

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