Da Brat Scholarship

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Da Brat Effect

ASA's 2021 Back to School Block Party was amazing! Da Brat brought tons of energy for students, staff and community. ASA and Youth Connection Charter Schools are announcing Da Brat Scholarship for Performing Arts. Da Brat is an alum and sits on ASA's board of directors. Check out the Dish Nation interview with Da Brat.

ASA's Mission

To accept students where they are academically, socially, and emotionally by educating, supporting, celebrating and empowering them to achieve a higher quality of life. 


Principal's Message

At ASA, we're reconnecting students to education and providing them with the life skills necessary to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners. We look forward to helping our students succeed and achieve their goals!


Dr. Nicole Simpson

ASA's Vision

To cultivate compassionate, self-sustaining, globally-minded, critical thinkers who can compete and succeed in the world economy.

Core Values

Integrity.        Discipline.       Compassion. 

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