Important Information


Calendar + Hours

AJL Academy runs from September to June, five days/week until 3:30 pm.
Drop off for all grades begins at 8:00 a.m.
All children enrolled are expected to attend school for the full day.
AJLA also offers an after-school program (AJL After the Bell) from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. ATB is optional for our PreK classes, but mandatory for elementary students. We also offer a six-week summer camp.

Age Requirement

Most children begin AJLA in our PreK3 classroom. These children must be three years old by June 1 of the enrollment year, and they must be toilet trained.

Lunch + Snacks

Chef Raquel from A Pinch of Salt prepares a homemade, healthy lunch for the whole school everyday.
AJLA also will provide healthful snacks in the morning and afternoon, in accordance with the Department of Health nutrition guidelines.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is provided to all families who cannot afford to pay full tuition, and is determined by income and need. No child will be denied admission due to an inability to pay.


AJLA follows the Bridgeport Public Schools in determining when to close for inclement weather. School closings and delays will be emailed and texted to parents as well as posted on the BPS website and on