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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 in that are not offered at other middle schools
  • Student performances and exhibitions with parent support are a part of a 30+ year old school culture

Students are engaged in curriculum that supports the Alabama State Academic and Arts Standards as well as the National Arts Standards.

Application Information

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

Application Requirements

  • Current and returning 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.
  • Rising K - 5th grade students apply during the magnet application window, but do not have any additional requirements to complete.
  • Rising 6th - 8th grade students apply during the magnet application window and will complete a next step (an audition).

Enrollment:

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

Important Documents:

PDF iconALSDE Position Statements for Arts Education.pdf


AAA Magnet Application Information

Steps to Apply for AAA:
  1. Apply online during the application window and save your application confirmation page. Applicants for rising grades 6th through 8th grade will wait for their "Next Steps" email.
  2. You will receive a "Next Steps" email with audition directions, audition due dates, how the audition will be conducted and additional guidelines at the email address provided in your online application.
Audition Dates and Times:

Specified in the “Next Steps” Email received from Magnet Office.

The Audition Rubric

SCORE

Standard 1-
Interest

Standard 2-

Commitment

Standard 3-

Experiences

4

Student expresses a strong interest and has a detailed understanding of the program theme.

Student expresses an evident eagerness to participate in the program theme.

Student shares a variety of past arts/creative achievements and experiences that support the theme.

3

Student expresses a clear interest and understanding of the program theme.

Student expresses some eagerness to participate in the program theme.

Student shares some past arts/creative achievements and experiences that support the theme.

2

Students expresses some interest and some understanding of the program theme.

Student expresses little eagerness to participate in the program theme.

Student shares limited arts/creative achievements and experiences that support the theme.

1

Student expresses little or no interest or understanding of the program theme.

Student does not express an eagerness to participate in the program theme.

Student does not share any arts/creative achievements and experiences that support the theme.