Our Story

RCAA is a free, open enrollment public charter school located in the Irish Channel neighborhood of New Orleans. 

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.  


Our 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.


Our Values

Achievement: We set goals and reach them. 
Teamwork: We take care of each other. 
Resilience: When the going gets tough, we get tougher.