Achievement First
Bridgeport Academy
Elementary School

655 Stillman Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608


Transportation is provided. Our school is also near the #9 and #17 bus.





Opened: August 2010
Grades: K-4
Number of Students in 2021-22: 441
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday
Enrichment: Art, computer science, physical education

“Home of the Panthers”

School Leader

  • Samantha Lucky

    Samantha Lucky

    Samantha Lucky is the principal of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School. Samantha began her teaching career in Newark, New Jersey at Uncommon Schools, North Star Academy. She went on to teach at Public School 63 in Queens, as well at Success Academies in Harlem. Samantha previously served as a dean of students at Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary and completed the Relay National Principals Academy. She holds a bachelor’s in English from Lafayette College and master’s in school building leadership from St. John’s University.

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