Welcome to Centennial Academy: Home of the Heroes!
Centennial Academy is a conversion charter school in the heart of Atlanta that educates scholars from Kindergarten through 8th grade. As a community school, Centennial Academy extends beyond its campus borders, creating strong partnerships with institutions of early and higher learning, industry, and social service that support an expansive curriculum.
Centennial Academy scholars and educators are high achievers, critical thinkers, life-long learners, and ethical leaders in a global society.
Our Core Values
Centennial Academy embodies what it means to be a HERO through a commitment to EXCELLENCE in critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.
Critical Thinking: We analyze and break down challenges through applying knowledge from different subjects and disciplines as captured by mindfulness.
Collaboration: We work together to reach a goal by combining effort, talent, and expertise as we maintain trust.
Communication: We share ideas, thoughts, and solutions in effective, open, and transparent ways.
Creativity: We try new approaches to solving problems in order to generate innovation and invention without fear of failure or reprisal.
At Centennial Academy, we focus on academic achievement and social-emotional growth. Our scholars are the center of all that we do and serve as the heart of our work.
We create a family-oriented environment, grounded in creativity and innovation.
We value all members of our community, including educators, parents, and partners. We treat one another with dignity and mutual respect.
We implement a best-in-class system for retaining, developing, and attracting top talent.
We hold ourselves accountable by establishing measures and means for regularly assessing progress towards our goals. We target resources, support, and attention where the need is greatest.
We adopt a proactive communications approach. We eagerly seek input and clearly and transparently sharing information in a variety of ways to our internal and external stakeholders.
At Centennial Academy, we strive for EXCELLENCE and make decisions that are scholar-centered, data-informed, and evidence-based.