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Centennial Academy Raises Key Test Score More Than 20 Points

School's performance on College and Career Ready Performance Index outstrips Atlanta and state average (Atlanta, GA) – Centennial Academy, in its fourth year as a conversion charter school in downtown Atlanta, has increased its score on the 2017 Georgia Department of Education's College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) by more than 20 points. Centennial's [...]

By | 2017-12-01T16:57:40+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Centennial Academy Documents Students’ Growth Through Technology

Teachers “give up control” of learning by placing technology in students’ hands (Atlanta, GA) – Last year, Centennial Academy and its partners presented its experience applying Integrated Computer Science (iCS) to the Centennial curricula as part of it’s NSF Project (NSF iTest). Results, as perceived from the teachers’ perspective, were then captured in a 2016 [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:31:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Integrated Technology Powers 21st Century Solutions for Atlanta’s Centennial Academy

Recently the halls of downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Academy echoed with the sound of excited students eager to share what they have been learning with visitors, family and friends. The neighborhood charter school was filled to bursting for its second school-wide iCurate event. What makes iCurate more than a parent/student event is the school's use of [...]

By | 2017-05-01T13:42:31+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Georgia Department of Education Recognizes Centennial’s Integrated Learning Approach

We're very excited to announce that the Georgia Department of Education spotlighted the concentrated effort of Centennial Academy's faculty and students to fully integrated Computer Science and STEM learning into their curricula across multiple grades. Centennial, a neighborhood charter school, has been undergoing a significant transformation in the way teachers educate and how scholars learn [...]

By | 2017-03-17T12:49:17+00:00 March 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Centennial Academy Welcomes ZuCot Gallery Partnership to Integrated Learning Program

Engineer-founded art gallery offers commitment to add the arts to Academy’s innovative science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) program Onaje Henderson of ZuCot Gallery, left, looked on as second-grader Queniyah Gaston shared her iCurate exhibit with Alison Shelton, Centennial's Associate Head of Schools and school lead for its Project Based Learning (PBL) program. [...]

By | 2017-03-17T09:19:32+00:00 November 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Join Centennial Academy Wed. Oct. 19 and Thurs. Oct. 20 for “iCurate” Exhibit Nights

Event kicks off collaboration between school and ZuCot Gallery artists, shows off digital and “unplugged” student work Centennial Academy, located at 531 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, will host its first two-night scholar exhibit event Oct. 19- 20, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., to showcase what its teachers and scholars have been exploring this semester through [...]

By | 2016-09-28T14:54:42+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Making the Grade: Students Hone Computer Skills at Their Own Pace

By H. M. Cauley for the AJC Helping kids succeed in school often means recruiting outside resources to bolster learning initiatives. For the Centennial Academy charter school, having a physical location on Luckie Street downtown puts two exceptional resources within walking distance: Georgia State and Georgia Tech. Together, researchers from both of the leading research [...]

By | 2016-08-08T12:50:26+00:00 August 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Universities Assist School’s Tech Push

Charter academy gets computer help from neighbors GSU, Georgia Tech BY H.M. CAULEY FOR THE AJC Helping kids succeed in school often means recruiting outside resources to bolster learning initiatives. For the Centennial Academy charter school, having a physical location on Luckie Street downtown puts two exceptional resources within walking distance: Georgia State and Georgia [...]

By | 2016-08-08T12:23:58+00:00 August 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Professor Awarded $1.2 Million For Computer Science Curriculum Project

Posted On October 21, 2014 Categories Atlanta Connections Tags College of Education, grant, Technology ATLANTA – Caitlin McMunn Dooley, associate professor in the College of Education at Georgia State University, has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a curriculum for integrating computer science into urban elementary school classrooms. [...]

By | 2015-05-24T18:07:16+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments