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Idyllwild Arts Academy
School DescriptionIdyllwild 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.
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. State regulations in California can cause some restrictions for international students playing Varsity-level sports at their school. Please contact us for details.
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. Niche.com states that Idyllwild Arts Academy is the Best Private High School for the Arts in America.
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.
Idyllwild Arts Academy was named as Niche.com's #1 High School for the Arts in America for 2019!
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, PG Grades at School
- 205 acres Campus Size
- 55% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsThe Art in Society Program offers a Distinction in Global Arts, Action, and Social Entrepreneurship.
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12, PG
ELTiS MinimumNo Minimum
TOEFL MinimumNo Minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Accept Duolingo; 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
Blogs and News!
"International students who study at a US high school have an inside-track to attend a US University," according to Educatius Group's Academic Director Dr. Sharon Tan.
Educatius Group received the largest number of international high school students on CSIET F-1 high school programs in 2017-2018!
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