Staff and Schedule

We are proud of our well-trained, caring staff of educators. At Potentia Academy we maintain a safe, nurturing environment with a consistent structure which works best for our students.
Presently our staff consists of:

Ms. Janice Meeks - Our Principal - jmeeks@potentiaacademy.org 

Ms. Ann Coughlin - CCREST Program Coordinator, P.E./Health - acoughlin@potentiaacademy.org

Mr. Teddy Odum - Reading, History - todum@potentiaacademy.org

Ms. Dorla McDonald - Math, Science, PEERS - dmcdonald@potentiaacademy.org

Ms. Sonia Wilson - Writing, Language Arts, Study Skills, PEERS - swilson@potentiaacademy.org

Ms. Lisa Herndon - Student Accounts, McKay Scholarship and Gardiner Scholarship liaison - lherndon@potentiaacademy.org

 

Daily Schedule

The school day at Potentia Academy begins each morning at 8:00 am and students are dismissed at 3:05 pm. Students may arrive at 7:30 am and socialize on the grounds behind the school building. We do not currently have provisions for after school care and request that students be picked up by 3:15 pm at the latest.


Sample Schedule

  • 8:00 am – 8:05 am    Homeroom
  • 8:05 am – 9:00 am    Mathematics
  • 9:05 am – 10:00 am    English
  • 10:05 am – 11:00 am    Reading
  • 11:05 am – 12:00 pm    History
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm    Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – 1:25 pm    Science
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm    Math, Reading & Social Skills Study Groups
  • 2:05 pm – 3:00 pm     Life Skills
  • 3:05 pm         Dismissal – Pick up by 3:15 pm at the latest

Our students bring their lunches and eat outside, weather permitting, or in our lunchroom. We order pizza on Friday for students who order in advance.