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Congratulations Elisa Garden on winning 1st place 2019 CITYWIDE GRAPHIC ARTS COMPETITION for photography!

Regents week - June 18 to June 26

Senior graduation - june 26


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Student ID's 

Students are required to swipe their ID's when they come into the building and when they go into the cafe. Replacement ID's are $2.00. Please see Ms. Weinberg on the 2nd floor main office for assistance






Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure that students graduate with the skills, aptitude, and passion for learning necessary for post-secondary achievement.  We will nurture and empower our diverse learners to develop their unique talents and abilities through an arts-integrated program that promotes critical thinking and develops social-emotional development.

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world"

-Mahatma Gandhi

Our Vision

Our vision is to establish a leading visual arts school that fosters artistic and academic excellence and prepares students to be creative, empowered citizens of the world. 

Statement on Accessibility

We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact 

the Parent Coordinator, Ms. Castro

(718 - 319 - 5160 ext.2265 or TCastro@schools.nyc.gov)  

to request assistance.