Center Academy Jacksonville - Julington Creek

  • The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and gives students the opportunity to achieve success in life.
  • It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem when his/her learning requirements differ from other students in school.
  • Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program in an atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, and supportive.
  • Center Academy helps students with average to above average intelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who need special help with organization, motivation, and/or social skills.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLD, ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$695
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Center Academy Jacksonville - Julington Creek Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pant and knit 3 button polios (red, navy, white))

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,480
Tuition NotesTuition varies, with need-based, Gardiner & McKay Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,000
Admissions DirectorEllen Mattheus, MA

School Notes

  • The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and gives students the opportunity to achieve success in life. It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem when his/her learning requirements differ from other students in school. Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program in an atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, and supportive. Center Academy helps students with average to above average intelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who need special help with organization, motivation, and/or social skills.

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