Parker Performing Arts School will prepare students for future success through rigorous and innovative academic instruction and meaningful engagement in the performing arts. Since 2013, Newark School of the Arts has been recognized with a Citation of Excellence from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and has been recognized as a Major Presenting and Service organization for over 10 years. Our goal this year is to notify schools of any adjustments by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Some people out there seem to think that a lopsided curriculum in high school is a great thing. Faculty and students work together to make a difference in our school and our community. She will begin her new position in July 2017, as she leads the development of the first comprehensive high school to open in the district since Nathan Hale in 1963.
We are a model for international educational leaders who have visited from China, Brazil, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia and Japan to learn about how we do arts education. The school provides challenging and effective specialist and artistic education programs and preparation for exciting careers in the arts and associated industries.
Through a generous grant each year from the Mayerson Foundation, high school students have the unique opportunity to work with visiting artists from around the world. Charter Arts is the only public arts high school in the nation that offers a figure skating major.
We are a nationally recognized arts education institution, selected by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities to participate in the Turnaround Arts initiative, a national program targeting student achievement through the arts. The actual Special Olympics are this Thursday at Cicero-North Syracuse High School.