ADVANCING STUDENT LEARNING THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.
I AM! I CAN! I WILL!
The purpose of the Community Math Academy is to help students develop a positive attitude toward math, increase their math skills and strengthen their math concepts
Our mission is to educate children with sound mathematical principles which will advance their skills and empower them to be lifelong learners. We exist to foster community partnerships with families and educators in which student success is paramount and each child is empowered to know, "I AM, I CAN, I WILL."
United Way Honors Community Math Academy
The Community Math Academy received the United Way Golden Eagle Non-For- Profit Award for participation in the 2023 United Way Campaign. Receiving the award is Executive Director, Tropzie McCluney.
Welcome to our website
We invite you to look around and get a feel for our program.
We hope you take time to visit our sites at at one of our many locations during our summer academy. You will find that they provide exciting and engaging activities and experiences for students.
The academy is currently equipped for rising grades 3 - 9.
We partner with business, community, churches, education leaders, and policy makers who believe our education system can - and must - equip students with rigorous academic coursework and new kinds of knowledge that will position them to meet life's challenges.
If you have any questions or would like to donate time or financial resources to the betterment of the program, please feel free to contact me directly as we are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Tropzie McCluney Executive Director, Community Math Academy
MATH ACADEMY SITES
St. Stephens Gaston County
201 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28052
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High Risers Virtual Saturday Academy
An 8-month Saturday Academy that focuses on the needs of students struggling in math. Targeted groups include past and present Math Academy participants, as well as, students from Graham Elementary, the year around school. A student may be enrolled at any time.
Click here for the application.
High Risers Saturday Academy
Coming in October 2023
"I had fun in the Community Math Academy. I met my goal wiht my multiplications. I know them in two minutes."
"Our collective commitment to the Math Academy is helping our children learn, grow and succeed."
"Now, I actually like math. I will do my best when I return to school and will listen to my teacher. I will study for my math tests so my brain is like a machine to me at school."
"Students can use math as a brain sharpening tool that builds a foundation for a great career and build their self-confidence."