Commonwealth Community Development Academy was founded June 1996. Its curriculum focuses on math, science and technology with small class settings. Before and after-school enrichment tutoring and a breakfast and lunch program are also offered to students. Extracurricular activities include math, academic and linguistic games, baseball, boys and girls basketball team, cheerleading, science club and journalism.
Commonwealth Community Development Academy continues to improve the abilities of its staff. It adopted and implemented the Step Up To Writing model. The academy also adopted the Success For All reading reform model which was implemented in the 2001-2002 school year.