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Your child’s path to greatness is waiting to be discovered here, and we are eagerly looking forward to being a part of their educational and personal development. Choosing Frankie Woods McCullough  Academy means setting sail on a voyage of discovery, where each day brings your child closer to their dreams. We are thrilled about the possibility of embracing you and your child into the Cougar family!

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Embark on a Journey to Excellence: Discover Your Child’s Potential at McCullough Academy!

Frankie Woods McCullough Academy is all set to guide your child on their exhilarating “Journey to Excellence!” At McCullough, education is our core focus, with a curriculum designed to weave learning seamlessly across all academic standards. We proudly offer a diverse range of activities including Girl Scouts, Male Mentoring, Coding, Math Club, STEM, Art, Music, Spell Bowl, Sports, and Cheerleading, ensuring that every child finds their passion and potential. Your child’s greatness awaits to be unlocked at McCullough, and we’re eagerly anticipating the opportunity to be a part of their growth. Embarking on the voyage with McCullough Topflight Academy means witnessing your child soar through their educational adventure. We’re excited about the prospect of welcoming you into the McCullough family.

Principal's Message

Greetings! I hope this letter finds you well and filled with excitement for your child's educational journey. As the principal of Frankie Woods McCullough Academy, it is my pleasure to extend a heartfelt invitation for you to embark on an unparalleled "Journey to Excellence" with us.

At McCullough Academy, we are passionately committed to unlocking the full potential of every student. We understand that education is not just about academics; it's about nurturing well-rounded individuals ready to make their mark on the world. That's why we've designed a curriculum that not only prioritizes academic excellence but also integrates learning across all standards, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging education for your child.

Our vibrant school community offers a diverse array of programs tailored to meet the interests and needs of our students. From Girl Scouts and Male Mentoring to Coding and Math Club, from the creativity of Art and Music to the discipline of Spell Bowl, Sports, and Cheerleading, there is something at McCullough for every child to explore and excel in. Our STEM program, in particular, encourages critical thinking and innovation, preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow.

We believe in the greatness within each child and are excited about the opportunity to nurture and witness their development here at McCullough. Joining our family means more than just enrolling in a school; it signifies boarding the McCullough Topflight Academy, where your child will soar to new heights on their educational journey.

We eagerly look forward to welcoming you and your child to the McCullough family. Together, we will celebrate their achievements, support their dreams, and watch them grow into confident, capable, and compassionate individuals.

Sharmayne McKinley

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Location: 3757 W 21st Ave, Gary, IN 46404

Telephone: (219)944-7301

School Hours: M-F: 7am – 4pm

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