Carter G. Woodson Academy

Our Vision

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

Fayette County Public Schools
Mission Statement

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

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  • Crawford Middle School Boys Basketball Tryouts December 8-14th
    (Click HERE for more information)
  • CGWA Toy Drive November 30-December 16th (Click HERE for more information)



  • CGWA has been awarded the highest attendance banner for Specialized Academic Programs for the 20th consecutive month.



Dion Banks, Charles Raglan, Andre Morrison, Jermaine Rice, Myles Moseley, Jaiden Dixon,Dalen Cozart,Tre Brown,Trenton Taylor,Darius Neal, Caleb Mensah, Rhyan Moseley, CJ Nicholson, and Curtis Cannon

  • Scholar Jaylen Edmonds participated in the Mr. & Mrs. Essence of Lexington Pageant and was crowned the title of MR. ESSENCE OF LEXINGTON!
  • Scholar Zion Walker for being selected to the Leadership Lexington Youth Program.  (Read article)
  • Mr. McMaine on being named the Outstanding NNELL Teacher of the Year!  (Read "El Mundo Real," the Newsletter for his Spanish class)
  • Mrs. Dunn was named the Central Kentucky Counseling Association Outstanding Secondary School Counselor for 2016.
  • Click here for 2015-2016 AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS!