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Engineering Aces Small Learning Academy


Do you have an interest in technologycomputers, or engineering?
Are you interested in architecture? 

Do you want to learn how to repair computers?

Do you want to become skilled at network-cabling and telecommunications?


If you said “YES” to any of the above then the Engineering ACES – small learning community is for YOU!

The Engineering ACES(Architecture, Computer Technology and Engineering Sciences) Small Learning Community at Newtown High School provides students with skills that can lead toward a career in Architecture, Engineering, Landscaping, Civil Engineering, Interior Design, Construction, as well as A+ Certification (Computer Repair Specialist), a Network Cabling Specialist (Telecommunications), Electronics, Robotics, Financial Management, and other technical areas.

The Engineering ACES Small Learning Community at Newtown High School is dedicated to preparing our tech students for college, as well as a future career in technology-related fields of study.


Our new SLC courses include SolidWorks with 3-D printing and Intro. to Technology. We introduce young students to various technology-related subjects including; Energy and Power, Top Down Design, Weldments, Surfacing and Molds, and Construction in the 21stcentury workplace.


Our Architecture Program is State approved for the CTE (Career and Technical Education) sequence.  Our articulation agreement allows students to obtain 6 or more College credits at Queensboro Community College while attending high school.


The Architecture, Computer Technology and Engineering Science “Small Learning Community” is a personalized program. You will be working “first-hand” with licensed, industry certified, professional instructors, and using state-of-the-art equipment.  

Every year the Newtown Technotics Team 1635, the robotics team at Newtown High School, enter the FIRST Robotics Competition. This year the competition was held at Hofstra University from April 13th-15th.
Check out our robot!
What do we offer?

We offer our students the NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) exam Architectural Drafting Assessment. Other students have passed the nationally recognized A+ Certification Exam to repair computers.  A large majority of our Network Cabling class passed the Network Cabling Specialist Exam. Several of our Architectural students have been awarded an internship in the industry with the School Construction Authority. We have also been able to place many of our students in paid internships positions.  In addition, some of our students have completed summer internships with major corporations in the technology industry.


We want you to be part of the Architecture, Computer Technology and Engineering Science Small Learning Community. You will graduate with a Pre-Engineering endorsed Advanced Regents Diploma from Newtown High School and take your first steps toward a successful future.


Requirements include:

+ All students must complete required English, Foreign Language, Math, Science and Social Studies courses.

  • Design and Drafting for Production
  • Principles of Engineering
  • Architecture (including; landscaping, civil engineering, construction management and interior design)
  • Careers and Financial Management
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design) Specialist
 Electives include:
  • SolidWorks, including 3-D printing
  • Electronics and Robotics

We are an SLC incorporating: unification, partnership and alliance to create a strong and responsible Small Learning Community.

Our mission is to foster interactive, creative learning  environments that are both beneficial to students, their achievement and sense of belonging.

The union of Secondary Education(high school), Post-Secondary Education(college) and Career(work) afford us the focus toward each student’s success.

Newtown High School

Architecture, Computer Technology

and Engineering Science”


For additional information please contact the

Technology Department: (718) 595-8420


To apply to the Newtown High School

Architecture, Computer Technology and

Engineering Science program use code: Q34J

SLC (Small Learning Community) Program Engineering Aces.


To apply to the Newtown High School

zoned program use code: Q34Z

Please make sure to use BOTH codes when filling out your application.

What can you gain from being part of the Engineering SLC?