Arts Departments Overview

Aligned with the National Core Arts Standards Arts High School’s music, dance, drama, visual arts, and film and television production give passionate students comprehensive, sequential training and many performance/exhibition opportunities to develop their artistic potential.

This rigorous training provided by a distinguished faculty of professional and practising artist/educators prepares them to earn admission to the college or university.  Along the way, many win local, state and national merit awards and scholarships for artistic excellence.

The nurturing environment created by the inspiring faculty, supportive administration and the diverse and passionate student body of young artists gives Arts High’s students encouragement to grow artistically to levels beyond what even they could imagine.

With support from the Newark Public Schools, and the Newark community as a whole, Arts High School continues to deliver on its promise of outstanding arts outstanding education.