Secondary & Primary Schools
The Alabama School of Fine Arts The Alabama School of Fine Arts is a tuition-free public school, and is open to all talented Alabama students in grades 7-12. Admission is by audition only in one of six areas of study that include: Creative Writing, Dance, Math/Science, Music, Theatre Arts and Visual Arts. Boarding facilities are available.
ASFA’s success rate speaks for itself. With way-above-average ACT and SAT scores, 92 percent of ASFA seniors receive merit scholarships, this year averaging $150,000 each. For information go to www.asfaschool.org or call (205) 252-9241.
Birmingham’s EPIC School, an alternative elementary school, brings gifted, normal and handicapped students together in a unique learning environment. For more information call (205) 231-7370.
Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School, an alternative school in the Jefferson County system, offers the only International Baccalaureate degree in Central Alabama. For more information call (205) 951-1370.