About Our Program
The young men from Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy will be leaders in the STEM profession and create change in their families, communities, and global society.
What Makes CGWP Exceptional?
Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy equips young scholars with skills and strategies that foster curiosity and opportunity within the STEM career field. Our STEM teacher plans directly with all grade levels to ensure STEM is infused in math, reading, social studies, and science instruction. This helps create a unique STEM environment that engages scholars with hands-on learning opportunities.
We aim to get our scholars outside to experience agricultural studies. We have partnered with community partners Seedleaf, University of Kentucky MANRRS, and Black Soil to provide one of a kind agricultural related experiences for our scholars. Our seedleaf liaison is housed in our building and provides direct support to our growing school garden. Reintroducing our scholars to the joy of growing their own food and connecting with a major economic industry is paramount to our core beliefs at CGWP.
We also recognize the importance of nurturing our families at CGWP. We have partnered with The Nest to offer direct family support to our families with a focus to embrace, encourage, and empower without bias. The Nest hosts classes for men and women and provides emergency services when applicable.
Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy is a STEM school for boys that creates unique results through unique relationships!
Our mission at Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy is to establish a STEM-focused academic environment that cultivates and celebrates the identity, culture, community, creativity, and intellectual genius of boys that are underrepresented in STEM careers.