Weather Notice

Due to the potential for icy road conditions, Huntsville City Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The two-hour delay will also apply to all HCS employees, unless otherwise directed by your supervisor.  All elementary, middle, and junior high classes will begin at 10:00am.  All high school classes will begin at 10:30am.  Buses will also run on a two-hour delayed schedule. 


Huntsville City Schools Weather Safety Team, working in conjunction with the EMA and other local agencies, will continue to monitor conditions and send out updates should any additional changes be necessary.  For more information about the weather safety decision process, please select the more information link below.

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AAA Magnet Program

Academics & Arts Mission Statement

Immerse the students in a continuous and progressive standards-based, multi-disciplinary arts education to develop productive and engaged citizens through Huntsville's only Pre-K-8 arts school.

Unique Program Components

  • Elementary students participate weekly in standards-based continuous curriculum and are assessed in their growth in music,  dance, and visual arts
  • Specialized arts electives that are nor offered at other middle schools
  • Student performances and exhibitions with parent support are a part of a 30+ year-old school culture
  • Experience with specialized arts faculty, local master artists, and guest artists

Application Information

For current application information, please visit the Huntsville City Schools Magnet page

Application Requirements

  • Current AAA students do not need to reapply annually.
  • Prospective students must complete an online application during the magnet application window. Please visit the Huntsville City Schools Magnet page.
  • Pre-K applications are accepted only during the Fall magnet application window.
  • Rising K - 5th grade students apply during a magnet application window, but do not have any additional requirements to complete.
  • Rising 6th - 8th grade students apply during a magnet application window and then come to AAA to complete an audition/interview. Applicants will be notified via email.


After being accepted to the magnet program, students must be enrolled through InfoSnap during the normal InfoSnap registration period.  Please visit the Huntsville City Schools Enrollment Page for more information. 

Important Documents:

PDF iconALSDE Position Statements for Arts Education.pdf