Our Past

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Our Future

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Donors of $1,000 or more will be listed on a permanent donor board inside Barton Academy. Please consider increasing your gift to $1,000. For information about your current total, or check our donor list here. or email info@bartonacademy.org.

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Barton set to reopen August 2021

 

Barton's fall student application period was held in November and the first group of Barton Explorers have been awarded seats! The incoming 6th grade group is full and now has a waitlist. A spring student application period for incoming 7th – 9th grade students will reopen in early March 2021 to fill remaining available seats. Find out more about this exciting new school at the website: bartonexplorers.com

 

Click here for enrollment information. 

    Barton Academy was originally built in 1836 as Alabama's first public school. The school's doors will reopen to students in 2021 as a model for 21st century learning with a focus on global studies and entrepreneurship, taught through a project-based approach. The Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies' innovative labs will prepare our students for their future through collaborative emerging technologies and STEM. Read an interview with the principal here

Barton Academy Foundation

reaches $14 million goal!
Renovation has begun on innovative new school

    Students will soon be learning and building memories again at Barton Academy. The Barton Academy Foundation (BAF) has reached its $14 million goal. Construction has started. Read the full story here.

Thank you, donors!

Find a full list of our donors here.

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Read our November 2020

Newsletter here.

Or download a pdf copy here.

Read our June 2020 Newsletter here.

Or download a pdf copy here.

Read our April 2020 Newsletter here.

Or download a pdf copy here.

 

Read our December 2019 Newsletter here. Or download a pdf copy here.

 

Read our October 2019 Newsletter here. Or download a pdf copy here.

"Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies is going to be a school like no other. … Barton’s location, history, and innovative curriculum will create unique educational opportunities for students.” 

                                                                      – Dr. Amanda Jones, principal

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