Central Academy fosters academic excellence through the challenge of a compacted curriculum and the stimulation of intensive work with the students’ intellectual peers. Central Academy is listed in the top 1% of educational programs nationally, as recognized by the College Board.
A Compacted and Accelerated Pathway to English Excellence
Central Academy offers a gifted core pathway of English coursework that carries students from middle school all the way to AP and Capstone offerings. Students can enter the pathway at any time, with some students starting as early as the seventh grade Prep Academy program. The English pathway is only one of many such pathways offered by Central Academy.
Courses offered at Central Academy:
7th grade: Prep Academy Language Arts
8th grade: Accelerated Language & Literature I
9th grade: Accelerated Language & Literature II
Accelerated Language & Literature III
College Accelerated Language & Composition
College Accelerated Literature & Composition
*During the Spring of 9th grade, students are given a placement exam and may be offered to rapidly accelerate, skipping Acc. Lang. & Lit III and entering directly into College Acc. Lang & Comp.
Limited number of English credits can be earned through a variety of partnerships with the Urban Leadership Academy, Urban Teacher Academy, and Career & Technical courses. These courses allow students a diverse experience in real-world career exploration and still earn credits toward graduation.
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