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Idyllwild Arts Academy

Established: 1986
Mountains

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    290
  • 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

Idyllwild Arts Academy is an arts-focused private boarding school in the United States, offering intensive, specialized 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 forested, 205-acre campus in Southern California’s San Jacinto Mountains, campus facilities include a $6 million concert hall, performance spaces, art studios, and galleries. Students also have access to a fitness center, a basketball court, a writing resource center, a library, 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 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 on-campus dormitories. Housing options include a gender-inclusive dorm and an upperclassman honors dorm.

                  


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

Idyllwild Arts Academy alumni include American Idol finalist Casey Abrams, Tony-nominated actress Marin Ireland, and the New York Philharmonic principal oboist Liang Wang.


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 8) Casey Abrams – Musician, Singer, Songwriter

  • 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 205 acres Campus Size
  • 55% 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
Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee
Arts
Acting, Animation, Art, Art History, Ballet - Pointe Dance, Ceramics, Cinematography, Computer Art, Dance, Dance for Theater, Digital Photography and Design, Directing, Drama Production, Drawing, Fashion Design, Fiction Writing, Film Editing, Film Post Production, Film Production, Jazz Dance, Musical Theater, Painting, Photography, Screen Printing, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Theater - Design and Production, Theater Directing
Music
Ensemble, Film Scoring, Instrument Violin, Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Theory, Music History, Music Theory, Song Writing, Sound Design
Languages
French, 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
ELTiS Minimum
No Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
No Minimum
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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