ACCELerate Day and Evening Academy

Acceleration (ACCEL) DaACCEL-Logo500-(vertical)y and Evening Academy is Alabama’s first tuition-free public charter school. ACCEL serves high school students in grades 9-12 from Mobile, Baldwin, and Washington Counties. It provides a challenging college-preparatory curriculum, individualized instruction, small class sizes, and engaging use of technology in a safe, supportive environment to ensure students graduate college and career ready. Through ACCEL, students can graduate more quickly or catch up if they have fallen behind or dropped out.


If you are interested in enrolling in the 2017-2018 school year at ACCEL Day and Evening Academy, please complete the online INTEREST FORM | View FAQ

First day of school is August 21st – View 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

Morning Intake and After School Dismissal Procedures




Dr. Jeremiah Newell, Superintendent/Head of School (email)

Mr. Nathan Adams, Dean of Students (email)
Mrs. Latasha Pippins, Advocate Counselor (email)
Ms. Leonora Wilder, Advocate Counselor (email)
Mrs. Jabaria Dent, Operations/Acceleration Lab Coordinator (email)
Ms. Kaitlin Campbell, English/Language Arts Teacher (email)
Mrs. Elizabeth Stone, English/Language Arts Teacher (email)
Dr. Rachel Mudrich, Math Teacher (email)
Mrs. Aaliyah Roberts, Math Teacher (email)
Mrs. Tamara Lewis, Science Teacher (email)
Mr. Thomas Fant, Social Studies Teacher (email)
Dr. Karen Palazzini, Adjucnt Teacher (email)
Ms. Kayla Austin Brown, Science Teacher (email)
Mrs. Berna Milton, Student Support Coordinator (email)
Mrs. Eva Holloway, Receptionist (email)

The Vision

The vision of the ACCEL Day and Evening Academy is to re-engage and inspire youth to unlock their academic potential and graduate high school as life-long learners, ready for college, careers, and civic life.

The Mission

Register(FBad)The mission of ACCEL Day and Evening Academy is to connect to students’ gifts and passions through personalized learning pathways that build students’ academic skills, professional mindsets, and social and emotional well-being, so they are prepared for college and careers. This mission is guided by five core values:

  • Achievement underscores the belief that we can reach our goals through focus and hard work.
  • Collaboration reminds us that we can be our best and achieve the most when we work well with others.
  • Care emphasizes that we must show appreciation and concern for our community and fellow-man.
  • Empowerment means that we must take the initiative to give voice and power to our interests in a responsible way.
  • Lifelong-Learning encourages students to seek “learning” in and out of school for the rest of their lives.


To learn more about ACCEL, View our FAQ.


In the News

The Accelerator (9/15/2017) – ACCEL’s newsletter

The Accelerator (8/25/2017) – ACCEL’s newsletter

Mobile foundation gets approval for Alabama’s first charter school (Source:

Alabama’s first charter school launches in Mobile County (Source:

ACCEL Academy: Take a first look inside Alabama’s first charter school (Source:

Alabama’s first charter school will be in Mobile (Source:

Mobile gets Alabama’s first charter high school (Source:





Contact Us

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Jeremiah Newell | (251) 301-0050 |

3100 Cottage Hill Road | Mobile, AL 36606


If you are interested in enrolling in the 2017-2018 school year at ACCEL Day and Evening Academy, please complete the online INTEREST FORM.

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