about our school
The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School features an integrated learning environment for students in Grades 6-8 that combines a rigorous core curriculum enhanced by an art-themed focus. This natural pathway from the Elementary program allows students to further their education in an interdisciplinary learning environment that emphasizes the integration of core academics and the arts.
The Arts Integrated Experience
Using a unique balance between a challenging core and arts curriculum, students have the opportunity to further explore vocal and instrumental music, visual art, dance, theatre, creative writing, digital storytelling, and interdisciplinary arts. The experiences children develop at this school will prepare them for more advanced level work at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, which strives to prepare students for college and/or a professional career in the arts.
The Arts Academy Continuum
Students attending the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School have the unique opportunity to experience the arts-integrated curriculum from Preschool to Grade 12. Students experience a pathway from the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Elementary School and a pathway to the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. This Preschool through Grade 12 continuum allows students to build on their knowledge as they travel through each Academy, preparing them for higher education and advanced arts curricula.
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