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Fayette County Public Schools announces opening of Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy

Posted at 11:04 AM, Feb 05, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Fayette County Public Schools has announced the Carter G. Woodson Preparatory Academy will open in August 2021.

It's designed to be a direct feeder into the current Carter G. Woodson College Preparatory Academy (grades 6-12), which is located in Frederick Douglass High School.

The Academy will focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Courses will be taught through the lenses of African Americans and Americans of Color.

The inaugural year will be grades K-2. The program will add a grade level each year at the Kindergarten level.

The Academy is open to any male in Fayette County Public Schools entering grades K-2 in the 2020-2021 school year.

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