San Francisco High School of the Arts’ aspiring artists cultivate the character and skills necessary for lifelong learning, independent thought, and creative exploration.
San Francisco High School of the Arts is accredited by the WASC. We serve students from grades 6 to 12 who are passionate about the arts. We offer a rigorous college-preparatory academic program in combination with pre-professional training in ballet, Chinese dance, visual arts, and music.
We are delighted that you are considering coming to San Francisco High School of the Arts. This is an exciting time of life, and choosing your high school is a very important decision. Our innovative education model has enabled our students to pursue their dreams at the nation’s and the world’s best colleges. Our college-preparatory curriculum and comprehensive arts programs are rigorous and inspiring. Classical arts training helps improve focus and self-mastery. Research has shown that it can also greatly boost academic performance.
The teachers at High School of the Arts teachers are dedicated to inspiring intellectual curiosity, and helping students achieve their highest goals. While students develop a well-rounded understanding of the world through both academics and the arts, students will gain knowledge skills that are critical for success in college and beyond.
We seek students who are willing to take on challenges and work hard to excel. We strongly encourage you to schedule a visit with us in San Francisco, to learn more about our school, and determine if this is the right fit for you.
We hope to see you on campus soon!