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!

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  • Middle School Tutoring at CGWA for Core Content classes will begin soon.


  • The window for magnet applications is from Aug. 15 to Oct. 7, 2015. All students who will begin Kindergarten in August 2016 should apply. Siblings of Carter G. Woodson Academy students still need to complete the on-line application, but sibling preference is weighted during the lottery process. Applications can be found on the link above.  CGWA will participate in the upcoming District Programs Information Night which will be held at Henry Clay High School on September 2, 2015. The District Programs Information Night is an event where parents and students are invited to come and learn about all the programs FCPS has to offer.