Discover Central Academy of Ohio

See how we go beyond curriculum mandates by offering Arabic education, after school programs, tutoring, and more!

About Central Academy Of Ohio

Our academy is placed in diversely rich, international communities with aspirations of a better future for themselves, and their children, via education and support.


Central Academy Of Ohio’s curriculum will be sufficiently broad to allow students the opportunity to study a range of subjects including: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Arabic Language, Science, Social Studies, PE, Technology, Art and Music. Arabic Language, Science, Social Studies, PE, Technology, Art and Music.

What We Offer

GEE Central Academy Of Ohio is a multicultural, public school focused on educating the whole child in a nurturing environment. All students are guaranteed a safe, secure and orderly environment and have the opportunity to develop, learn, and achieve their own individual excellence.


Two track Arabic program


One-on-one tutoring free to all students


Available to all students

Why Choose Our Academy

Central Academy Ohio offers a safe learning environment that fosters community and excellence when it comes to your child’s education. We take pride in our many accomplishments and mission to excel students so that they are prepared for a bright future. As an PYP IB World School, our Academy aims to challenge students on a global scale. We offer a character education program that we believe is essential for their success in both their personal and academic lives.

College Readiness

Focused on the individual learning needs of each child.

Positive Learning Environment

100% of our students enroll in a higher education institution.


All students receive a Chromebook and access to online learning tools.

Highly Qualified Staff

About Our Principal

Principal Dr. Fuad Aldaraweesh

Fuad Al-Daraweesh, Ph.D., is the principal of CAO. He began his educational career as an ESL teacher for middle school. Then as a teacher of foreign languages. Later on, he earned a Ph.D. in Educational Foundation and Leadership. He has been teaching Theory and Social Foundations of Education for pre-service teachers. He also has been a graduate faculty member at Judith Herb College of Education, where he supervises and helps graduate students during the final phase of writing a dissertation. Before becoming a principal, he was in charge of administering the blended learning model at CAO. He brings over 18 years of experience in education. He co-authored a book entitled Human rights education beyond universalism and relativism: A relational hermeneutic for global justice. Palgrave Macmillan published the book in 2015. In addition, he published numerous journal articles about educational leadership and social justice education. During his free time, he likes to play and watch soccer.

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