T.C.P. (Technological College Preparatory) World Academy was founded in 2000 by Ms. Karen Y. French, a longtime educator and a Cincinnati transplant from California. Since then, the school, its staff, and Ms. French has garnered awards for their dedication. In 2002, Ms. French received a Congressional Citation for Excellence in Educational Reform and Leadership. The school started receiving a commendation of “Effective” in 2002 and “Excellent” in 2005. In 2013, the ODE changed its ranking, assigning us as a High-Performing School of Honor based on our school report card.
Technology used in classrooms: ELMO projectors; Big-screen televisions; Computers for Star Reading and Math, Accelerated Reader and Math, A-Z Reading; Dell Chromebook for each grade 3-6 student
We are partnered with Crayons to Computers, for discounts on books and school supplies.
Throughout the year, some school activities include:
Regular trips to the Pleasant Ridge Library
Visits from Dome Theatre
Once-a-month presentation from Cincinnati Zoo for second grade
Lecture/Speaker Series during Black History Month
Yearly production from Duke Energy on energy
T.C.P. uses Positive Discipline Plan and Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports, as well as the Parent and Student Handbook, to guide student behavior expectations by incorporating rewards for exhibiting positive behavior, good character, and exceptional values.
Karen French, Superintendent/ Principal
Lauren Branson, Assistant Principal
Our Board of Directors:
6000 Ridge Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45213