• Welcome to Naval Avenue Early Learning Center!



School Information

  • 900 Olympic Avenue
    Bremerton, WA  98337


    Phone:
      360.473.4400
    Fax:  360.473.4420

     

    Office Hours:  8:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Link to school hours

Good of the Order

  • Naval Avenue Early Learning Center (NAELC) is one of only 11 schools in

    the nation recognized by the

    Foundation for Child Development

    as a Pre K through 3rd grade school.

    Students at NAELC have access to a comprehensive Pre K through a 3rd

    grade educational experience. Our

    highly qualified staff continues to

    actively participate in early childhood professional development to refresh

    and update their skills to meet the individual needs of our students. 

Office Staff

  • photo of John Welsh                Photo of Jennie Penitusi                        photo of Julie Anderson

              John Welsh                                       Jennie Penitusi                                         Julie Anderson

                Principal                                       Office Coordinator                           Building Secretary

Our Mission Statement

  • Naval Avenue Early Learning Center’s mission is to develop contributing and respectful citizens, who are life-long learners.  Our staff is committed to:  
    • Providing a strong, engaging academic foundation based on language development and meaningful communication between staff, students and community.
    • Using active and consistent collaboration to meet the students’ needs.
    • Promoting a family-friendly environment that celebrates diversity, communicates openly, and fosters community involvement.

Our Building

  • Naval Avenue Elementary has long been an important center for learning in the Bremerton community. The original Naval Avenue school was built in 1912. The current school was constructed in 1956 and remodeled in 1990. Our school includes 16 classrooms, a computer learning center, two pre-school/Headstart rooms, an inclusion room, a physical/speech therapy room, an opportunity/choices room, and a gym.