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 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 

"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."

-- Rainer Maria Rilke

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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!

May is "Performance Month" at MCAA! As always, we pack the month of May with as many student productions and exhibitions as humanly possible. The fun begins with French Night on Friday, May 1st beginning at 7 PM in the Community Auditorium. Also check out the exhibit of MCAA student art work at The Brick in Marysville, beginning May 1st.  

"Oliver, the Musical" is our drama department's major production in May and is definitely a must see. Performances are May 8, 9, 15, 16 at 7 PM and May 10, 17 at 2 PM, all in the Community Auditorium. Check out the press release and poster here: OliverPublicity.docx   Oliver Poster

There's more to come in May!
Check back soon for information on our Spring Showcase and Spring Music Festival

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

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".