Center Academy students appreciate the individualized attention and support they receive from teachers who understand them. Parents appreciate their children's opportunities for success.
A thankful letter describes Center Academy as: "A top-notch education in a nurturing environment. Having had experience with several private schools during my years of raising three grandchildren, I must say Center Academy is the best equipped and the most dedicated to helping students succeed."
Parents of a recent graduate wrote: "We will always recommend Center Academy as the most outstanding school, especially for those who have challenges. Awesome job, you make it look easy. We know better than most; it is hard work and truly caring about each student individually."
Founded in 1968, Center Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/AdvancED, accepts McKay, Step Up, AAA and Gardiner scholarships, and provides a college prep environment for students with different learning styles. The mission of Center Academy is to develop self-confidence, motivation and academic skills, and give students the opportunity to achieve success in life.
Center Academy works with grades four through 12 and offers dual enrollment, summer programs and a small, safe setting. Campuses are located in Mandarin, St. Johns Bluff and Orange Park.