Catapult Academy is owned and operated by Catapult Learning Academy, Inc., serves students ages 16-20 who have dropped out of the district's high schools and are in need of an alternative solution to a regular high diploma. The program is located at the Edgewood Student Services Center, 3835 Forrest Road, Columbus, Georgia, 31907, Phone number (706) 358-4894, Ext. 9015 and the Program Supervisor is Mr. Jimmy L. King. The program provides a combination of small-group, teacher-led instruction, virtual learning, flexible scheduling, college admission guidance and career coaching. Educators and district leaders at the Catapult Academy of Muscogee County School District (MCSD) work closely to market and enroll students. In addition, Muscogee County School District Provides space at the Edgewood Learning Center in Columbus for the program.
Catapult Academy of Muscogee County School District honors 67 graduates in its class of 2016. The district-approved program has graduated 127 students since its implementation in the fall of 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class was held at Carver High School on Wednesday, May 8, 2016. More than 600 friends, family, and community members attended the ceremony. Over the past two years, Catapult Academy Learning Academy, Inc. has graduated 450 students; this year the program is expected to award diplomas to 250 students in programs throughout Georgia and Florida. As the program continues to expand, the company anticipates that the number of graduates, and the partner districts' graduate rates will also continue to rise.
Must be a former student from one of Muscogee County High Schools, be between the ages of 16 and 20 years old, have a minimum of 12 credits and complete an application.