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John T. Morgan Academy
Location
Coordinates 32°23′24″N 87°04′43″W / 32.3898673°N 87.078585°W / 32.3898673; -87.078585Coordinates: 32°23′24″N 87°04′43″W / 32.3898673°N 87.078585°W / 32.3898673; -87.078585
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Established June 1965 (1965-06)
Campus size 20 acres (8.1 ha)

John T. Morgan Academy is a school serving Selma, Alabama, USA, founded in 1965 as a segregation academy.

History

The school is named for John Tyler Morgan, a confederate general and grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan. The first classes in 1965 were held in the John Tyler Morgan House until a new campus was built in 1967.

The school did not admit its first black student until 2008.

Robotics

Morgan has an active robotics program.

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