photos by Radu Sava (, MCAA Media, and Tracey Fuschich


 Welcome to Marysville Charter Academy
 for the Arts

A California Distinguished School, fully accredited by the
 Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Mission Statement


The Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts is a seventh through twelfth grade site-based school whose primary mission is to integrate the creative arts throughout the curriculum. The Academy accomplishes this mission by providing students with a college preparatory curriculum that is infused with artistic themes and activities. In addition, students are offered specialized performing and fine arts classes in vocal and instrumental music, dance, drama, musical theater, painting, drawing, creative writing, and multi-media.

Quote of the Week 

"I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to speak up.”
 -- Malala Yousafzai

March is Women's History Month 

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MCAA Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)
MCAA Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)
Posted on 06/25/2014
The LCAP is a critical part of the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Each charter school must engage parents, educators, employees, and the community to establish these plans.  READ MORE...

What's Happening!

Shrek Jr., the Musical is coming soon!  The MCAA Beginning Drama program presents “Shrek Jr.” A family friendly Musical Comedy about an Ogre named Shrek, a princess named Fiona, a talking donkey and a myriad of hilarious characters from Lord Farquad to Pinocchio to Gingy (the gingerbread man). Follow Shrek on an epic journey where he finds friendship, adventure and what he thought never possible, true love! Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Show times are: Friday, March 27th 7 PM, Saturday, March 28th 2 PM and 7 PM, Sunday, March 29th 2 PM, all at the Marysville Community Auditorium. Shrek Poster.jpg

MCAA Drama students won several awards at the recent Lenaea High School Theater Festival: Dillon Ruhl (monologues and Duo Scenes); Gabrielle Hayes (Duo Scenes, Musical Theater, Original One Act Play Script); Pippa Fuschich (Duo Scenes, One Act Play Actor); Charlie Diamond (Duo Scenes). Competition was stiff with 62 schools and nearly 1300 students participating. Lenaea Festival 2015 Award Winners.pdf

Congratulations to MCAA students Charlie Diamond (1st) and Gabrielle Hayes (2nd), winners in the local "Poetry Out Loud" competition! Good luck at the next level of competition. 

MCAA is now accepting applications from new students for the 2015-2016 school year. Access the new student application in the Academics section of the website or here: Enrollment App 2015.doc

Read the great article about MCAA Music teachers Alisan Hastey, Zenobia Brown, and Rebekah Hood: "All the world's a stage"

MCAA is one of only four local high schools to have its students score higher than the state average on the 2014 SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). Over half of our 2014 graduates took the SAT (highest of any school in the area). Read the article in the Appeal-Democrat  Four Y-S schools top state SAT average  

Read the great articles about two MCAA graduates Dahni Piro and Amanda Gray finding success in the world of Performing Arts: "Dahni Piro is singin' for her supper today""Y-S musicians find magic in pairing".