A STREAM Model and Successor School of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Mary Schools East Shoreline Catholic Academy (ESCA) is the only Catholic elementary school on the east shoreline from Madison to New Haven. Sponsored by three parishes in the Archdiocese of Hartford, ESCA is one of three Archdiocesan STREAM academies. ESCA is a ‘think forward’ school that places high priority on educator training, learning, leadership, and 21st century skill applications. We guide our children’s developing relationship with God in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic faith and provide a rigorous learning environment that fosters academic excellence.