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Principal Introduction



eric preston 
Dear Marysville Charter Academy Family,

Welcome to Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts! We are excited you have chosen to be part of our great school. Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts (MCAA) holds a unique position in our community. It is the only school in the area with an arts focus. Our students are able to take classes for band, piano, guitar, choir, drama, various genres of dance, martial arts, painting and drawing, etc. We also offer Graphic Arts, Advanced Placement 2D and 3D Art and Music Theory. 

We offer a rigorous academic program for our students as well. Our students consistently have the highest state test scores in the area in math, English, and science. Our awesome teachers regularly collaborate and work as Professional Learning Community (PLC) teams in order to ensure success for our students. We are proud of our small school, family feel.
Mission Statement: Achieving Excellence 
Through Collaboration and the Arts 

Office Staff:

Geu Thao: Principal’s Secretary
Violet Vigil: Attendance and Counseling Secretary
Gabriel Coomes: Campus Security
Krysten Porter: Junior High Outreach Consultant
Anna Mitchell: High School Outreach Consultant
The Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts (MCAA) is a dependent charter school within the Marysville Joint Unified School District. MCAA is a seventh through twelfth grade, site based school currently in its twenty-third year of operation. The Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts is located in downtown Marysville, a rural, northern California borough of just over 10,000 inhabitants. The Academy serves students living in Marysville, Yuba City, and throughout the Yuba, Sutter, and Colusa counties. MCAA has established a strong record of high academic standards, distinction in college-preparatory education, and excellence in artistic performance. MCAA is a school of choice and is open to all students who go through the application and orientation process. The students, parents, and staff form a community of individuals identified primarily by their common goals of intellectual advancement and development of artistic and creative talents. It is the belief of the school that small class sizes and the overall small school size allow students greater opportunities to achieve their academic and artistic goals within a supportive community.