Welcome To ACEL Fresno

The Academy for Civic and Entrepreneurial Leadership (ACEL)

“Developing diverse leaders”

ACEL is a tuition-free public high school (9-12) in downtown Fresno, and chartered under the Fresno Unified School District.  ACEL utilizes project-based learning in a technology rich environment to provide our diverse student body with civic, entrepreneurial, and leadership opportunities.  ACEL teachers use open source curriculum built upon the Common Core Standards enhanced with technology to provide a dynamic learning experience for all our students.

ACEL has grown one grade level each year and graduated its first senior class in the 2012-2013 school year!


To develop diverse leaders with the character, knowledge, and skills to achieve their career and educational goals in order to develop healthy, sustainable, and delightful communities.

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