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Ocala Newspaper Features Marion County Accelerations Academies First Graduation

The first-ever graduating class from Marion County Acceleration Academies (MCAA) took a star turn in the Ocala StarBanner newspaper and website after a festive commencement ceremony held April 11, 202...

Student Stories

Bryce Dittman: Finding the Quiet He Needs to Succeed

For Bryce Dittman, a traditional high school with its bustling classrooms and hectic hallways proved an exercise in distraction. “It was a draining environment,” he says. “I couldn’t really learn.” Th...

Student Stories

Talea Washington: ‘I’m Improving Every Day’

At her old high school in Belleview, Florida, Talea Washington got tired of less-serious students getting in the way of her goals. While Talea wanted to buckle down and learn, too many of her classmat...

Marion County Public Schools 2023-24 Schoolwide Improvement Plan (SIP)

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Student Stories

At Marion County Academy, Best Friends Soar Together

Adrianna Wann and Leilani Brown walked very different paths to Marion County Acceleration Academies, but these besties have something vital in common: a drive to move past adversity into a promising t...

Personalized Learning

At New Marion Academy, ‘I Feel Much Better Here Than at Any Other School’

By Jeffrey GoodMako Velez is a strong student from an immigrant family that values education. Until she found Marion County Acceleration Academies, though, she had begun to wonder if a high school dip...

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