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New Atlanta career academy accepting high school applications until Jan. 24

High school students have until Jan. 24 to apply for the Atlanta College and Career Academy, scheduled to open in the fall. 

Atlanta Public Schools is launching the new academy in a renovated school building at 1090 Windsor St

Enrollment in the academy is open to current sophomores and juniors interested in 14 career fields: aviation maintenance; carpentry; criminal investigation; culinary arts; cybersecurity; dental science; early childhood care and education; emergency medical responder; general automotive technology; graphic design; hospitality, recreation and tourism; heating, ventilating and air conditioning and refrigeration; patient care and programming. 

The academy will enroll up to 1,000 students. Those who are admitted must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. 

Students will attend their home high school part-time and take classes at the academy part-time. They will graduate with a diploma from their home high school. 

For more information, visit the APS website at: www.atlantapublicschools.us/acca.

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