Center Academy - Riverview

The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with alearning environment that facilitates the development ofself-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and givesstudents the opportunity to achieve success in life.
It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem whenhis/her learning requirements differ from other students inschool.
Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program inan atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, andsupportive.
Center Academy helps students with average to above averageintelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who needspecial help with organization, motivation, and/or socialskills.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Enrollment: 104 students
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
LD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
104 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Center Academy - Riverview Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
9 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
FES and additional Center Academy Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
95%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$11,250
Admissions Director
Bill Kruppa

School Notes

  • The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with alearning environment that facilitates the development ofself-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and givesstudents the opportunity to achieve success in life.
  • It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem whenhis/her learning requirements differ from other students inschool.
  • Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program inan atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, andsupportive.
  • Center Academy helps students with average to above averageintelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who needspecial help with organization, motivation, and/or socialskills.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Center Academy - Riverview?
The application deadline for Center Academy - Riverview is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
5  
This school was amazing. I'm a senior graduate of 2024, and this school helped me to get here. Mr. Stone was one of the best Principals a student could ask for. For 6 years, I made memories at this school, so many great memories. I truly miss my classmates and I hope to see them again sometime in the future. This school made me comfortable to the point where I always showed my true self. Sure, there had been ups and downs between me and certain classmates, but we somehow still managed to get along at times.
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5  
This school and its staff are amazing. My son has had the best experience at Center Academy. He is excelling in his school work and making great friends. I would recommend this school to any parent whose child needs a place to fit in socially and receive more support from teachers. It has had such a positive effect on his view of school and on his confidence.
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5  
This is a phenomenal school! my son loves it and so do we. It is safe, has no judgment, and teaches in smaller classes.
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5  
My son just started at the school for ninth grade. I wish we had found it sooner. He is so much happier and his self-esteem has improved so much. The school really is capable of dealing with the kids that fall through the cracks in traditional public and private schools. My son is thriving! And when you ask him- He can only say good things about the school. The staff is also very communicative and willing to work with us to deal with any sensory or ADHD issues. Just can't say enough good things about this school!
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5  
My son has been at Center Academy since 8th grade. He is now a senior and will be going on to college. The teachers know all the students and are so supportive. The principal is fabulous. Mr. Stone makes the effort to know all the students along with their strengths and weaknesses.
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5  
Center Academy is a very well run school. I have 2 children that have been going there for 2 years. We are planning on having them stay all the way through 12th grade. I love the fact that the teachers cater their lessons and learning styles to each individual child. Having 2 children with special needs, they thrive in this type of environment. Teachers and teacher assistants are great at communicating with me throughout the week. I also want to add that administration is excellent there as well. I always feel informed of what's going on within the whole school. The principal, Mr. Stone, has a very caring heart for all of his students there. It is very easy to be able to get in and talk with him about my children's needs. You can tell he has excellent leadership skills because his staff is great. Before my children went here, their self esteem was so low about school and learning. Since they have not only risen their grades from C`s to A`s and B`s, their confidence level has shot through the roof. I am forever grateful for this school. I look forward to the rest of the years they will be attending Center Academy.
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5  
This is an excellent school.My son attended the school for 4 years.His learning and self esteem soared.The staff is very supportive and caring.The principal Mr.Stone is very supportive and caring towards all of the students.The students are not just part of the school they are the school!!!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Enrollment: 104 students
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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