FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is Magic City Acceptance Academy a specific identity school?

No. Admittance into MCAA follows the rules and standards of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission.

How much funding does MCAA have to get started?

MCAA has $2 Million in start-up funding thanks to several grants from local foundations and access to an additional line of credit. 

Does MCAA have a building?

MCAA has located a building in Homewood, AL. We have secured an MOU with the developer and a long-term lease will be signed now that MCAA has secured their charter. 

Who is the principal of MCAA?

Dr. Patton Furman is the current principal of MCAA

What is the recruitment/acceptance process for students?

  • To select students we will hold a lottery application with a waiting list that will be open Jan. 31st - March 10th.(EDIT: Student applications are still being actively accepted. Please use this link to apply even after March 10.) Please apply here: bit.ly/MCAA-Apply

  • Admittance into MCAA follow the rules and standards of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission