Academy for Academics and Arts


The Academy for Academics and Arts opened in 1984, and is Huntsville City School's first magnet school. In the fall of 2015, the Academy moved into its brand new location in the completely renovated and redesigned Edward White Middle School building. A state-of-the-art theatre complex was added and the first performance was held in the Spring of 2016. 

Mission Statement

Immerse students in a creative and fine arts integrated curriculum as Huntsville's premiere PreK-8 arts school.

Unique Program Components

  • Daily exposure to art disciplines in grades PreK-5
  • Selection of an arts concentration or continued exploration in grades 6-8
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Shared master artists, guest artists, and specialized faculty with Lee High School

Requirements to Apply

For information regarding requirements to apply, please contact the Magnet Coordinator, Cherise Albright

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