Magic City Acceptance Academy Opens Fall 2021

Magic City Acceptance Academy

The Magic City Acceptance Academy (MCAA) -a new, tuition-free public charter school, is accepting enrollment applications via  It will open fall of 2021. 

This charter school is a collaborative effort between Birmingham AIDS Outreach, FARRIS Properties/Developer, Scott Burnett/ CCR Architecture, and Interiors Brasfield-Gorrie/ General Contractor.  

MCAA has received financial support through the application process who believes in the mission and vision of the Magic City Acceptance Academy. New Schools for Alabama and the NewSchools Venture Fund have collectively awarded $1.8 million in grant funding. Likewise, the Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation has awarded $50,000 in funding to support the school. 

MCAA will serve grades 6-12 with an estimated 250 – 350 students. Located in Homewood, students from across the state are eligible to attend. 

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