Jumoke Academy Honors at the Hartford Conservatory

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875 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105                              
Phone: 860-527-0575                                                        
Fax: 860-244-9998                                                               

Hours of operation: 8:45 am – 4:00 pm        

Grade levels: Grades 5-8                       

 Jumoke Academy Honors at the Hartford Conservatory (JAH-HC) is an honors middle school with an arts integrated focus. Our mission is to develop our scholars into mature, young adults who will make valuable contributions to the global society. Scholars will graduate with exceptional 21 skills, an appreciation for the arts, exemplary character, an understanding of diverse cultures and a confident sense of self. At Jumoke Academy Honors at the Hartford Conservatory (JAH-HC), scholars participate in a rigorous academic program in English Language Arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. In addition to these subjects, scholars participate in extensive arts studies that include: instrumental and vocal music, visual arts, dance and theater. The arts are also infused throughout the academic curriculum. Through experience in creative pursuits and performances, scholars will develop skills of leadership, self-motivation, collaboration, goal-setting, planning, organization and effective communication. We have created and value an environment that is engaging and responsive to adolescent development. Scholars at JAH-HC will be excited about learning, intellectually curious, and will act with thoughtfulness and compassion. Apply Today! 

 The Arts at JAH-HC:  Instrumental music—orchestra and band, Vocal music—choir,  Visual arts – drawing and painting, Dance—foundation of dance, ballet, and choreography, Theater— foundation of theater, improvisation,   and theatrical productions.      

JAH- HC LEADERSHIP

Principal Nikilia Reid

Nikilia Reid is the Principal of Jumoke Academy Honors at the Hartford Conservatory for the 2020-2021 school year.  Principal Reid has been an educator for over 20 years.  She began her career in the New Haven, Connecticut Public School System.  Later, she worked at Achievement First’s flagship school Amistad Academy.  Previously she held the position of Global Studies Coordinator at Highville Charter School in New Haven, CT and served as the Dean of Students at Jumoke’s elementary campus. 

Principal Reid has a BA from Clark Atlanta University.  She obtained her Master’s in Early Adolescents from Bank Street College of Education in New York.   In addition, she holds an 092 Administration Certification from Southern Connecticut State University. 

When she is not working to help others reach their potential, she loves spending time at home with her three children and her husband.


Dean of Students Tania N. Sutherland

At Jumoke Academy Honors at the Hartford Conservatory (JAH-HC), we develop scholars into mature, young adults who will make valuable contributions to the global society.  Our scholars participate in a rigorous academic program in English Language Arts, mathematics, science and social studies.  In addition to these subjects, our scholars participate in extensive arts studies that include instrumental and vocal music, visual arts, dance and theater.  As Dean of Students & Enrichment, I am excited to work with all stakeholders for student success.  Together we will implement engaging and meaningful learning opportunities and enrichment activities lending itself to a positive and thriving school culture for global competency.

Together, we will promote The Jumoke Way using the three R’s (Respect, Responsibility, and Ready to Learn) which ties in to our school motto “Find a way or make one.”

Our school wide celebrations, performances and events will center this focus.  It is this ongoing commitment in partnership with parents that truly makes it a special place for students and I am so excited to collaboratively work with you.

I am a proud member of The Recording Academy. In my spare time, I enjoy writing songs, recording, painting, traveling, and community service.  I currently live in Middletown, CT with my husband and son who is a college student at Howard University, my alma mater.

Educationally Yours,

Mrs. Tania N. Sutherland

Dean of Students and Enrichment

B.A. Howard University

MSEd. University of New Haven

Sixth Year, Educational Leadership, Southern Connecticut State University

 

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