CREC Academy of Computer Science & Engineering Middle is committed to integrating coding into the curriculum while developing the characteristics of our students as innovators, problem-solvers, and critical thinkers. As students delve into coding and design, they will enhance skills to be applied to website, application, and game development. CREC Academy of Computer Science and Engineering Middle School students have a direct pathway opportunity with the CREC Academy of Computer Science and Engineering High School for guaranteed 9th grade admission after choosing them as the first choice in the RSCO application.

Students will engage in engineering practices like computational thinking and designing solutions to become producers and problem solvers in the field of computing technology. Students also gain exposure to a wealth of opportunities and careers in the computer science and engineering industry.

Our mission is to provide students the foundational skills needed to develop apps, games or websites. Students learn through a project-based approach that challenges them to become problem solvers and critical thinkers regarding the way digital technologies impact society.

Visit us at an upcoming in person Open House on one of the following dates:

  • January 20, 2024, 10:00-11:30 AM
  • February 22, 2024, 6:00-7:30 PM
  • March 9, 2024, 10:00-11:30 AM

Contact Diana Beardsley at with questions!


Should you have any questions about the application process or need assistance with your application, please contact the CREC Welcome Center by phone at 860-509-3700
or visit in person at 111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106.