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Idyllwild Arts Academy

Established: 1986
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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    311
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Idyllwild Arts Academy is a well-renowned, arts-focused private boarding school in the United States. The academy offers prestigious training in creative writing, dance, fashion design, film and digital media, interdisciplinary arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Idyllwild graduates are sought after by some of the top conservatories and universities around the world.

FACILITIES
Located on a 200-acre campus in California’s San Jacinto Mountains, campus facilities include a brand new concert hall, performance spaces, art studios, galleries, and an open-air theater. Students also have access to a swimming pool, tennis courts, a fitness center, basketball courts, a writing resource center, an observatory, and a bookstore.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Instead of an organized athletics program, Idyllwild Arts Academy provides recreational facilities for students’ athletic development. Idyllwild focuses on pre-professional training to gifted young artists. Idyllwild Arts Academy is one of the most recognized names in secondary art education. Students develop as professional artists in the field of their choice under the guidance of accomplished and distinguished instructors.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Idyllwild Arts Academy is ranked #1 by Niche.com as the best High School for the Arts in America. Idyllwild alumni include American Idol finalist Casey Abrams, Tony-nominated actress Marin Ireland, and the New York Philharmonic principal oboist Liang Wang.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students share a bedroom with one roommate in recently renovated on-campus dormitories. Housing options include a gender-inclusive dorm and an upperclassman honors dorm.

                  


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

Niche.com #1 High School for the Arts in America


School News

Idyllwild Arts Academy was named as Niche.com's #1 High School for the Arts in America for 2019!


Famous Alumni

1) Angelina Burnett – Writer and Producer, Hannibal, 2) Elora Hardy – Founder and Designer of Ibuku Bamboo Designs, 3) Liang Wang - New York Philharmonic principal oboe, 4) Marin Ireland - Tony Award nominee, 5) Nate Lowman - contemporary artist, 6) Vesselin Gelev - violinist, Deputy Chief of London Symphony 7) Trevor Hall - Singer/Songwriter

  • 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 205 acres Campus Size
  • 50% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
SAT Average
1100
ACT Average
26
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
The Art in Society Program offers a Distinction in Global Arts, Action, and Social Entrepreneurship.
Sports
Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Tennis, Volleyball
Arts
Acting, Aesthetics, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Animation, Art, Ballet - Pointe Dance, Ceramics, Cinematography, Computer Art, Critique and Production, Dance, Dance - Modern Dance, Dance - Music Fundamentals, Dance for Theater, Dance History, Digital Photography and Design, Directing, Drawing, Fashion, Fashion Design, Film, Film Editing, Film History, Film Post Production, Film Production, Jazz Dance, Literature and the Writer, Musical Theater, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Playwriting, Screen Printing, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Stage Combat, Tap, Theater - Design and Production, Theater Directing, Theater History
Music
Film Scoring, Indoor Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Theory, Music History, Music Theory, Piano, Song Literature, Song Writing, Sound Design
Languages
Chinese, French, Sign Language, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anime Club, Environmental, Fitness Club, Literary Magazine, Running Club, Student Government, Yoga Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
Ages Accepted
14-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
App deadline Jan 15, Notification: March 10, Idyllwild Arts ESL Assessment via Skype More difficult for 12th grade, does not accept Spring semester students for 12th grade

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