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Accel Day and Evening Academy

Alabama's first tuition-free public charter school serves high school students in grades 6-12. ACCEL provides a challenging college-preparatory curriculum, individualized instruction, small class sizes, and engaging use of technology in a safe, supportive environment to ensure students graduate college and career ready.

LOCATION

GRADES

SIZE

YEAR OPENED

SCHOOL GRADE

6-12

Mobile

400

2017

N/A

i3 Academy

Modeled after Purpose Built Communities, Birmingham's second charter school is a centerpiece to the broader Woodlawn community re-development effort. The school emphasizes innovation through an academic model centered on STEAM education and project-based learning. 

LOCATION

GRADES

SIZE

YEAR OPENED

SCHOOL GRADE

K-5

Birmingham

420

2020

N/A

LEAD Academy

LEAD Academy is Montgomery's first charter school.  With a curriculum focusing on Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math, the school offers a comprehensive educational experience beginning with grades K-5.

LOCATION

GRADES

SIZE

YEAR OPENED

SCHOOL GRADE

K-5

Montgomery

360

2019

N/A

Legacy Prep

Legacy Prep, Birmingham's first charter school, serves grades K through 3, adding one grade per year until the school reaches PreK-12. It is located at the Daniel Payne Community Center in the formery Daniel Payne Middle School building.

LOCATION

GRADES

SIZE

YEAR OPENED

SCHOOL GRADE

K-3

Birmingham

150

2019

N/A

University Charter School

University Charter School is a public charter school serving grades Pre-K through 9, adding one grade per year until we become PK-12. It is located on the campus of the University of West Alabama, a rural institution of higher education dedicated to meeting the educational needs of West Alabama.

LOCATION

GRADES

SIZE

YEAR OPENED

SCHOOL GRADE

PK-9

Livingston

410

2018

N/A

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