Dear Seventh Grade Parents,
We are excited to announce an innovative opportunity for your seventh grader! The Coweta County 8th Grade Charter College & Career Academy (Eighth Grade Academy) will open enrollment for the 2019 - 2020 school year for 120 middle school students from Coweta County middle schools. This program is located at the Central Educational Center (CEC) and operated by the Coweta County School System.
Eighth Grade Academy offers all the academic rigor of a regular 8th grade middle school curriculum as well as a daily 75-minute career elective (connection) class. This extended career elective time gives your student an opportunity to explore robotics, construction, aviation, broadcasting and other exciting programs.
There are seven opportunities to earn high school credit in the following classes:
Frequently Asked Questions about 8th Grade Academy
What is the daily schedule at 8th Grade Academy?
Modifications to the daily schedule are being considered in an effort to afford additional opportunities for students to take advantage of career electives and high school credit courses.
Students will arrive at 7:30 am and dismiss at 3:10 pm.
Will transportation be provided to and from school?
No, parents must provide transportation to and from 8th Grade Academy.
*potential high school credits at the teacher's discretion.
HOW TO APPLY
1. Prior to arrival, parents must register online see the link below. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 11, 2019
2. Parent and student must attend a CEC open house to tour our campus (see schedule below). You will receive a paper copy of your registration form upon arrival.
3. After touring, parents must sign your registration form to receive lottery number.
Open House & Tour Opportunities
Monday, January 28, 2019
Madras Middle School
Evans Middle School
Monday, February 04, 2019
Smokey Road Middle School
East Coweta Middle School
Monday, February 11, 2019
Arnall Middle School
Lee Middle School
LOCATION: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL CENTER (CEC)
Parents and students may attend any open house. We will host two tours per open house date. The first tour begins at 4 pm; the last tour begins at 4:30 pm. Those arriving after 4:30 pm must reschedule for a later open house.
Please note: All currently enrolled Coweta County School System 7th grade students are eligible for enrollment. If more or less than 20 students apply from an individual base school, then student acceptance will be determined by a lottery drawing on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.