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At Carter G. Woodson, our program is based on preparing students for college or two-year technical institutions. We follow a Future Ready High School Curriculum. Every course that our high school students take aligns with admissions standards of all the universities in the UNC system. In addition, we offer honor and AP courses. Within our high school program, all students will take an online course which will better prepare our students for the rigors of college. We do not allow students to have cellular phones on campus to ensure a pristine academic environment, but high school students have full use of two state-of-the-art computer labs.

Shenita Russell is our director of guidance service. She guides all of our seniors through the process of getting into college. Ms. Russell personally assists parents with the FASFA and completing college applications. She revises college admission essays, as well as scholarship essays. She answers questions about financial aid and North Carolina residency. She aids students taking and retaking the SAT and ACT. Ms. Russell provides a full comprehensive program that prepares students from middle to their senior year in high school for college and technical trade schools. Carter G. Woodson students familiarize themselves with college by attending college tours and college fairs. At Carter G. Woodson, we are dedicated to ensuring that every child has a plethora of opportunities after high school for post-secondary education or a career in the Armed Services. The college admission process is difficult, but at Carter G. Woodson School, Ms. Russell is a guide through the entire process.

We are proud that 100% of our high school graduates are accepted into a four-year university or two-year technical institution. Around 95% of our students enroll in a four-year university or two-year technical institution after high school. We have students that attend all of the major state and private colleges in North Carolina.