Lugo-McGinness Academy is a small, non-traditional academy that serves Charlottesville City Schools students in grades 8-12. Students may self-select or be referred for admission to the program.
More about Lugo-McGinness
Students attending the academy are offered personalized learning through blended and face-to-face instruction, small class size, field trips, Student Leadership Council, recreational basketball, a library, a gym, and a small garden. Lugo-McGinness Academy operates with four pillars:
Along with curricular offerings and an academic program, the academy provides a supportive, trauma-responsive environment to meet students’ social and emotional needs.
Lugo-McGinness Academy engages young adults to build a vision for their future through supportive relationships and meaningful mastery-based learning experiences.
Young adults own their learning to ignite personal and community transformation.
Lugo-McGinness’ main goal is to commit to continuously evolving to ensure students feel welcome and respected within a culturally responsive learning environment and healing-centered engagement.
Students enrolled at Lugo-McGinness Academy may be referred by:
Academic services offered:
Student support services offered:
Need immediate help?
If you need to reach someone immediately for crisis support for your child and it is after-school hours or you do not get an immediate response from school staff, please call one of the numbers below.
Community Based Crisis Supports:
Dr. Jill Dahl
341 11th St. NW
Charlottesville, VA 22903