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:


Important Dates:

May 21- 27- KPREP Make Up Testing

May 26- CGWA Awards/Recognition/8th Grade Promotion 1:00 p.m.

May 27- Field Day/ Locker Clean Out

shelbyCongratulations to Scholar Stan Shelby.  gold medalHe has achieved the title of State Champion in the "Racing to the Future" competition, as well as placing second in the 2015 State Middle School Design completion for“Racing to the Future”.  He will be honored by the Fayette County Board of Education during the May 26th meeting.

Releasing the Trout

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Congratulations! Our Chinese class special edition video recieved 2nd place in the "Language in Motion" video contest. Yeah!


Click on the link above to view Carter G Woodson's Special Edition Chinese Class.

The administration, faculty, and scholars are proud to announce and congratulate Mr. Tyrus Sundy for becoming Carter G Woodson's first Governor's Scholar .


The Governor's Scholars Program strives to enhance Kentucky's next generation of civic and economic leaders.  Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. Students must complete an application and compete with others from across the state. Those selected attend the program free of charge. 

M MuhammadCongratualtions to Scholar Mustapha Muhhamad! Berea College has bestowed upon him the 2015 Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar Award.
blue ribbonIn addition to the previous honor, Mr. Muhhamad's innovative music composition was awarded a first place ribbon at the FCPS STLP Fair. This product will move on to the state competition in April. 

FCPS March,2015 Staff Spotlight 

Nominated by TriQuina Nate Roberts, a grateful parent: This staff goes above and beyond to ensure our boys achieve adequate instruction that prepares them for the future. They also communicate well with parents on the progress of our sons so that they do not fall behind! They make themselves available to the students and parents, ensuring we all are unified with reaching the goals set for our scholars. They give of their time and treat our boys with the love and care they need to exceed.

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mirror ballCongratulations to Carter G. Woodson Academy: Winner of the High Attendance Award for September, October, November, December, and January, February, March and


 for FCPS Alternative Academic Programs.


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