The Legacy Difference


Our mission is to educate and empower our scholars to embrace their identity, lead lives of choice and opportunity, and impact their communities as the next generation of socially-conscious leaders.


We envision an exceptional educational experience in our scholars’ lives that readies them to establish their legacy, prepared and inspired to create a life full of opportunity, choice, connection and meaning.

Why choose Legacy?

Legacy is different in three key ways:


We prioritize equity.

We analyze the root causes and consequences of educational inequity, and we work to dismantle systems of oppression. We create new, equitable systems for our students, their families and our staff. Equity is the lens through which we view our responsibilities.


We are the first of our kind.

Legacy Prep is the first public charter school in Birmingham, Alabama. We are a grassroots, community-focused school that is relentless in our pursuit to provide a high quality education to the students who need us most. We are promise-keepers, and we will do whatever is takes to achieve our vision.


We are original in our approach.

We are doing school in new and different ways. We will utilize both extended day and extended year models, as well as multiple daily enhancements. We will align our personnel to the needs of our students and actively connect our classrooms with the community. We are reimagining the educational experience, while exceeding standards and norms.

Our Drivers of Impact

Unapologetically believing in the brilliance of all children by placing them at the center of our model and every decision we make

Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness guide inform our thinking on every aspect of our school

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy ensures we honor our children and community for who they are

Aspiring to be a community catalyst through social justice and service

Recognizing that literacy is a revolutionary idea for many of our children and that we will settle for nothing less

Employing quality teachers who drive exceptional results

Building our school culture on love, joy, support, and excellence

Using data to guide and inform the most impactful instructional decisions we make

Using innovation as a means to reimagine the student learning experience

Developing and expecting a growth mindset in our community

Our Values


We believe “I am not my brother’s/sister’s keeper. I am my brother/sister.”


We approach new situations with excitement, effort, and energy and do them well.


We are the right people for the right time.


Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to persevere in the face of fear.


We believe that loving learning, asking questions, and thinking critically make ourselves and the world better.

Have questions? We’d love to hear from you.

    Legacy Prep admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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      Freedom to lead lives of choice and opportunity.

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      Phone: (205) 573-0777

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