SCHOOL MISSION: The mission of RCAA is to build a community that empowers all students with the knowledge, character and skills necessary to excel in high school, college and the competitive world beyond.
RCAA embraces and celebrates the spirit of New Orleans through our extensive music and arts programming. We are home to an award-winning marching band and we promote visual, theatrical and other fine arts through our partnership with Turnaround Arts: New Orleans and KID smART.
Achievement: We set goals and reach them.
Teamwork: We take care of each other.
Resilience: When the going gets tough, we get tougher.
School Director: Jared Lamb
Turnaround Arts Implementation Coordinator: Rabeetah Hasnain
Turnaround Arts Implementation Team: Areonne Howard, Sheena Vails & Laura Shanteler
Families are critical at RCAA. From helping us march at Mardi Gras, to celebrating Family Art Nights, we work side by side to bring the arts to our school.
READ ABOUT THE HISTORY OF RCAA
Making Learning Visible with Thinking Walls
RCAA takes thinking walls and arts integration to a new level, using arts and essential questions to make learning visible. See below!
RCAA's 2017 production of FAME! Made possible by Music Theater International, a partner of Turnaround Arts: National. This production starred staff and students!