- Grades: 6th-8th grade
- Current Enrollment: 941 (180 students are magnet students)
- School Location: Off I-85 via Augusta Road Exit turn left at the fourth red light onto Rice street drive to the end of the street, curve to the left (becomes DeOyley), drive up the hill, and Hughes Academy is on the right.
- Principal: Andrew Hooker
- School Colors: Red and White
- School Mascot: Cougar
- School Motto: "Where Science and Technology make the difference!"
What makes a Hughes Academy Cougar accelerate? By embracing the 3R's of the 21st Century; Rigor, Relevance and Relationships; Hughes Academy offers an academic program that integrates Science and Technology across the curriculum