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October 2017

A just released national study shows Florida Tax Credit Scholarship students are 40 percent more likely to attend college. Read more about how these students are benefiting from the program.


October 2017

United Health Care CEO and Step Up for Students President visit ACA to celebrate United's continued support for Step Up for Students.


May 2017



April 9, 2017

ACA hosted a community Easter party on April 9 at their state of the art campus. Over 500 people attended. Children were able to take pictures with and dance with the Easter bunny, participate in an egg hunt, play in bounce houses and walk in an egg parade. Easter dinner was served to all attendees. Those interested in enrollment received an enrollment certificate for $200 off the registration fee. Ashford Matthews, Admissions Coordinator, was on campus to help families apply for the Step Up for Students scholarship. Head of School, Lauren May said, “We are very excited to make a positive impact on families in the Arlington neighborhood of Jacksonville. It was great to host a fun free event for families as we prepare to celebrate Easter.”

March 4, 2017

Thank you to all of the families and friends who joined us at our 1st Annual Dr. Seuss Celebration! We had a great time making Dr. Seuss crafts, jumping on the bounce houses, face painting, reading a Dr. Seuss classic book, and eating Hop-On-Pop(corn). Thank you to all of our volunteers who made this day possible!  

December 13, 2016 

Today was a very exciting day at ACA! BankUnited donated $500 worth of books for our school library! We are thrilled to welcome the BankUnited team to our new school as we begin to stock our library shelves. They even brought the BankUnited Mobile Branch for the Boys & Girls Club students to tour and explore! Thank you, BankUnited!


November 12, 2016 

We are very grateful for a local Eagle Scout group volunteering to serve our school by cleaning and building furniture for our Preschool classroom!


October 24, 2016 

We had a great night at the District 1 Town Hall Meeting with Council Member Joyce Morgan and COJ staff. A special thanks to the Arlington residents who attended the meeting to support our community. 


July 6, 2016

Check out the great photos and information about ACA on our contractors website: 


June 2016

Check out this article about how the Boys & Girls Clubs are growing in NE Florida. We are excited to have their programs here at ACA. 


June 13, 2016: 

We had a fun evening hosting the Boys & Girls Club Open House! We loved seeing the students' big eyes and excitement to see their new Summer Academy building. BGC had over 100 students sign up for Summer Academy!!

May 26, 2016:

We are excited to see our new banner in front of the school for the Boys & Girls Club Summer Academy. We are partnering with the Boys & Girls Club to provide safe, educational and FUN summer camps and after-school programs at Arlington Community Academy. If you have any questions about the Summer Academy, or want to enroll, please call: (904) 398-4435 or visit their website at www.bgcnf.org

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May 20, 2016: 

Construction is almost finished! Auld & White Constructors have done an amazing job building this beautiful school. This week they have made tremendous progress to finalize the smaller details in and outside of the facility. We are incredibly thankful for their hard work and dedication to creating this amazing school. 

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