Principal’s Message


Dear Prospective Students and Parents:


Thank you for your interest in Algiers Technology Academy: a High School for the Future where the mission is “to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century and beyond” and the motto is “Failure is not an Option”.

Algiers Technology Academy (also known as ATA) opened in August 2007 as one of the schools in the Algiers Charter Schools Association.  We have enhanced the Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum (English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science) with honors classes, innovative programs and the integration of technology. Student enrollment will not exceed 400 for grades 9-12 with a computer to student ratio of 1:1 and student to teacher ratio of 25:1.  We at Algiers Technology Academy address the needs of the individual student and implement the grade-level expectations for each course as recommended by the Louisiana Department of Education to ensure student eligibility for the TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) state scholarships upon graduation.  Here at ATA, students come first and teachers are dedicated to helping each and every student find success. This school year, ATA is excited to offer certification in the following areas which will even impact our incoming Freshman:

Digital Media IC3 and Computer Programming IC3

Certification C++ Certification

ATA also has added AP Chemistry and AP English Literature for the 2013-2014 school year along with strategic interventions in Reading and Math for ALL students.

We invite you to learn more about becoming a part of the ATA family.  The Office of Student Services has information about ATA and the application process, and answers to such questions as:

How do I apply?

What are the important deadlines?

How can I arrange a visit or a shadow day?

Who can I contact for more information?

Please contact the school directly at (504) 302-7071 or (504) 302-7075 for more information.

Thank you for your interest in Algiers Technology Academy.  We hope to hear from you soon and look forward to helping you explore the possibility of spending the next four years at Algiers Technology Academy.