• About Our School

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

  • Carter G. Woodson Academy provides an advanced and rigorous curriculum that meets the new common core standards through the lens of African-American history, culture, and culturally responsive teaching and learning strategies. This traditional college preparatory program, which launched in the fall of 2012, serves at-promise males in grades 6-12 who have unlimited potential.  All participants will graduate college- and career-ready.

  • What makes our school special

    • Committed staff with a “whatever it takes” mentality to ensure students' success
    • "The Power of Stories" featuring community speakers
    • Individual mentoring
    • After-school and evening tutoring
    • Optional Saturday programming
    • College, cultural, and abroad field trips

Carter G. Woodson Academy
  • Admission process

    The application window for the 2020-21 academic year closes November 15th, 2019. No late or incomplete applications will be considered. Please download, complete, and submit the application before the deadline.  


  • R·O·Y·A·L·S
    Raising Our Young Men to Achieve & Leading them to Succeed