Carter G. Woodson Academy


Carter G. Woodson Academy's Vision

“To educate, motivate and activate the potential for excellence that lies within every male.”

Fayette County Public Schools Mission Statement

"Our mission it to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve at high levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society."



What's Happening at CGWA
Important ROYAL Announcements!





  • Congratulations to Mrs. Cynthia Shelby & Eighth grade scholars, Marcus Bean, Myles Warfield, Caleb Mensah and Troy Posey, presented a check for $210.00 to Shriner's Hospital on January 18, MLK Day of Service. (Read article HERE)
  • Congratulations to Scholar Seth Caise who auditioned for the Fayette County Honor Band last week and was chosen as 2nd chair in the 8th grade honor band!
  • The Associated Press’ 2015 all-state football teams, as selected by 14 media representatives across Kentucky, included several outstanding players from Fayette County Public Schools. Scholar Mikel Horton was selected for 2nd team defense. Congratulations Scholar Horton!
  • Congratulations to Scholars Mason Foster and Tariq Jones for participating in KMEA's Solo and Ensemble Festival at LTMS. Both scholars received distinguished ratings on their playing (the highest score you can receive)!
  • Congratulations to our CGWA Math Team on their win against Crawford Middle School.
  • Congratulations to Our State STLP Qualifiers
    Fit Squad Showcase: Trenton Taylor, Dalen Cozart, Darius Neal, William Alexander, and Tre Brown
    Scratch Ambassador: Keegan Lockhart
    Scratch Ambassador: Quentin Bryson
    Social Media Ambassador: Caleb Mensah







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