Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School (ELAMS)
Darren M. Schwartz
Phone: (860) 695-4500
The Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School (ELAMS) is a PK-5 school where students engage in a rigorous curriculum and participate in learning expeditions, case studies, conversations with community experts, field work, service learning, and exhibitions of student work.
Learning is focused around a project-based research approach where critical thinking and problem-solving skills are used and mastered. The Expeditionary Learning model energizes student motivation and engagement through high-level tasks and active roles in the classroom. Clear expectations are set and followed, helping students learn characteristics such as respect, responsibility, teamwork, and commitment to high-quality work.
Students follow their Compass for Learners:
Teachers and staff follow their Professional Norms:
ELAMS is proud of its positive school culture where students feel safe, respected, and encouraged to do their best.
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:45 am - 3:45 pm Wednesdays - Early Release 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
Lottery : • HPS Choice School (Hartford Residents) • Neighborhood School - ‘Behind the Rocks' community • Open Choice School (Suburban Residents)
Before Care : Tutoring
The Application Process
The 2014-2015 Hartford District Choice Lottery application season opens Friday, November 15, 2013 and the deadline for completing applications is Friday, February 28, 2014. This year, families with students in transitional and non-transitional grades will apply during the same lottery time period.