Steve Hicks

Center Academy VP of Operations Steps Down from McKay Scholarship Position

Center Academy congratulates its Vice President of Operations, Mr. Steve Hicks, for his many years of service as President of the Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools. His leadership has helped advance the cause of parental choice in education, giving thousands of students opportunities they otherwise would not have had. Yet another research study was released […]



Center Academy Celebrates Mandarin Campus Grand Opening

Jacksonville, Florida – On Friday, August 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., Center Academy in Mandarin had a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new campus location at 10679 Old St. Augustine Road. Parents, students, staff and community members were in attendance and wore decorative hard hats for the occasion. Cake was served in the new multipurpose […]


Center Academy Ability to pay attention

Ability To Pay Attention

Researchers find computer-based exercises significantly improve the ability to pay attention by Jacqueline Mitchell About one in 10 school children suffers from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Linked to measurable differences in children’s brain structures and brain waves, ADHD can have dire effects on children’s academic achievements […]


Center Academy and NIPSA

NIPSA re-accreditation letter CA 2014

April 17, 2014 Dear members of the Board: A team consisting of Chairman: Dr. Allan Blau, and including Anita Lonstein, Dom Maglio, Jim Williams and Todd Avis visited all of the Center School campuses. The results of the visit can be summarized in the following comments: “The Maitland school building is a gift from heaven” […]

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