Achievement First
Bridgeport Academy
Elementary School

655 Stillman Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608


Our school is near Bus #9 right off East Main St and Stillman St. Transportation is provided.





Opened: August 2010
Grades: K-4
Number of Students in 2017-18: 465
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday

“Home of the Meerkats”

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School Leader

  • Christina Ellington

    Christina Ellington is the Principal of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School. Christina began her career as a performer in the tri-state area. She then returned to her original passion of teaching and became an educator at Village Academies in New York City. Christina joined Achievement First in 2009 at AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School. While there, she served as a fifth and seventh grade math teacher, grade level chair, Dean of Students, and Interim Principal. Christina is excited to lead Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School and bring her breadth of experience to elementary students. She holds a M.A. in education and a B.A. in musical theater from New York University.

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