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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


64 St. James St.
West Hartford, CT 06119
Phone: 860-236-3315
Fax: 860-236-3342

Teresa Giolito, Principal 

Back to STEM


The Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) program at Smith STEM School is a curriculum that integrates engineering and technology concepts and skills with elementary science topics. 
We began implementing engineering in all grade levels at our school for the 2012-2013 school year, our first year as STEM school.
Engineering Design Process

Kindergarten: Building Walls (Material Engineering)
Grade 1:  Designing Hand Pollinators (Agricultural Engineering)
Grade 2:  Improving a Play Dough Process (Chemical Engineering)
Grade 2:  Designing Windmills (Mechanical Engineering)
Grade 3:  Designing Submersibles (Ocean Engineering)
Grade 3:  Making Words Easier - Simple Machines (Industrial Engineering)
Grade 4:  Designing Water Filters (Environmental Engineering)
Grade 4:  Cleaning an Oil Spill (Environmental Engineering)
Grade 5:  Designing Maglev Systems (Transportation Engineering)

Upcoming Events

  • March 2018
    • FriMar23 March Pride Assembly 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
    • FriMar30 Good Friday - No School
  • April 2018
    • MonApr09 Spring Vacation - No School
    • TueApr10 Spring Vacation - No School
    • WedApr11 Spring Vacation - No School
    • ThuApr12 Spring Vacation - No School

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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