學校問答 (FAQ)

有五個理由:

  1. 發掘潛能,學習高水平藝術; 
  2. 在課堂上與其他年輕藝術家分享您的藝術激情和創造力;
  3. 加入一個誠實、尊重、寬容、善良、有責任心和同理心價值觀的社區;
  4. 向經驗豐富、有愛心的老師學習,老師們隨時為您提供個性化支持;
  5. 獲得在大學及未來取得成功的寶貴技能。

將傳統藝術融入核心課程,培養學生的專注力和毅力,這對於學術和藝術成就的獲取,是必不可少的。我們典範的全方位孩童教育模式,被WASC認證委員會認定為“不僅在加利福尼亞州而且在國際上,對學生來說都是一種獨特和必需的教育選擇”。

我們的大學諮詢計劃目標是幫助每個學生找到適合他們的大學。我們學校的大學升學顧問,指導高中生的大學申請準備、簡歷撰寫、藝術作品匯集、試鏡和面試所有環節。從高中九年級到十二年級的四年中,每位學生都會得到我們學校大學升學顧問的個別輔導

了解更多關於我們的大學輔導計劃,請點擊鏈接到學術頁面大學諮詢部分。

我校連續保持100% 的畢業率,畢業生100% 被四年制大學錄取。到目前為止,我們大多數的畢業生已被他們自己首選的四年制大學或學院錄取,包括加州大學的伯克利、洛杉磯、聖地亞哥、戴維斯等分校……、紐約大學、普渡大學,以及排名靠前的美術學院。   

是的。在舊金山藝術中學學習期間,學生必須選擇並專注於我們的四門藝術課程之一:舞蹈、視覺藝術、音樂和音樂劇。

學生將有機會通過選修課、課外課程和研討會來探索其他藝術形式。學校鼓勵學生們互相之間分享他們藝術學習和實踐的經驗。

是的。除了在他們主要的藝術課程中建立技能和基礎外,所有學生在畢業前都必須完成我們嚴格的學術課程學習。 

會有的。舊金山藝術中學每學年都會在市內赫布斯特劇院舉辦兩場藝術匯演。我們舉辦各種社區活動,展示學生的才能,並定期參加當地社區的各種表演活動。 

作為舊金山灣區唯一一所為 6-12 年級年輕藝術家提供服務的獨立的私立藝術學校舊金山藝術中學 (San Francisco High School of the Arts) 與其他本地知名的藝術學校相比,如舊金山聯合學區的一所公立藝術學校SOTARuth Asawa School of the Arts),有著明顯的不同。   

舊金山藝術中學是一所小型學校,我們的學生教育整體設計,體現在將藝術課程整合到嚴謹的學術課程中,同時著重學生自律性素質的培養,這種自律源於尊重、責任、誠實、善良、同理心和寬容的永恆價值觀。   

鼓勵所有對藝術教育感興趣的學生,申請報考我們學校。我們不但關注學生的藝術經驗,而且看重學生的藝術熱情,這一點在招生中表現最明顯。我們的學生以藝術為重點被錄取,學校的大學諮詢團隊,始終致力於學生未來作為藝術家的發展方向,根據他們每個人的才能和對藝術的奉獻精神,提供個性化的指導和制定專業課程計劃,學生在他們的學習過程中,有機會探索他們感興趣的其他藝術領域。 

我們堅信,人格的健康發展,藝術訓練和學術研究的有機融合,讓舊金山藝術中學的畢業生,有信心有機會有能力,成為對未來世界的重要貢獻者。

除了體育課,我們還提供運動俱樂部,參與的學生通過籃球、排球和足球等流行運動,加強團隊協作技能。舊金山藝術中學還擁有一支校級籃球隊,經常與該地區的其他私立學校進行比賽。

我們學校保持 1:10 的師生比例。大多數班級有十個或更少的學生。我們的小班授課制,讓每個學生都能得到充分的個性化關注,這有助於確保適合各種學習方式的教學有效實施。

學術教師為學生佈置有意義的家庭作業。對於不同的年級和不同的學生,花在家庭作業上的時間可能會有所不同。通常每天家庭作業量的完成時間,初中生在 1-2小時之間。高中生在 2-3小時之間不等。

是。對欺凌和其他形式的歧視實行零容忍政策。

每天中午11:15到12:00 ,學校廚房為師生提供豐盛的熱餐。請點擊查看午餐菜單

不是。我們是一所非宗教、非營利性的藝術學校。我們不教授有關宗教的課程,也不以任何方式宣傳任何宗教。我們的教職員工和學生來自不同的背景,並堅持既定的非歧視政策。

所有申請人都應提交,他們在視覺或表演藝術方面的經驗或成就的證明材料。申請音樂課程的高中生,必須通過提交試聽錄音來證明之前的培訓。

請點擊了解有關面試要求的更多信息。

All applicants should send in their portfolio on experiences and accomplishments in visual or performing arts. High school students applying for the Music Conservatory program must demonstrate prior training by submitting an audition recording. Learn more about audition requirements.

全日制招生申請的截止日期是當年的12 月 15日。我們將在下一年的3 月中旬開始寄送新一學年的錄取通知書

我們接受進入9、10 和 11年級的高中轉學學生。轉學學生必須在舊金山藝術中學完成至少兩年的完整課程學習才能畢業。

如果有空位子,我們會根據具體情況接受遲到的申請。如果您想查詢開放延遲申請項目的信息,請聯繫我們。對3月中旬之後收到的完整申請,錄取通知書會在面試後的兩週內寄出。 

有的。請點擊了解我們的獎學金和經濟援助項目内容,以及獎勵優惠政策。

可以。我們鼓勵學生嘗試不同的選擇。即便如此,我們還是會提醒督促我們的學生,在入學的第一學期內作出最終的課程選擇。這將有助於確保他們有足夠的時間滿足相關課程要求,並在畢業時達到專業藝術水準。

是的,學生在當天的學術課上必須穿校服。在舞蹈課上學生必須穿舞蹈制服。有多種襯衫、毛衣、夾克、裙子和褲子的組合供學生選擇。請點擊學生生活頁面了解更多信息。

有。我們週一到週五下午4點到6點,提供有教師監督的自習課。我們還提供各種課後俱樂部活動,以及作為青年藝術家計劃一部分的課外課程。

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Five reasons why:

  1. Uncover your potential, study and learn your art at a high level.
  2. Share in your artistic passions and creativity in classes with other young artists.
  3. Join a community that values Respect, Honesty, Responsibility, Kindness, Empathy and Tolerance.
  4. Learn from experienced and caring teachers ready to give you individualized support.
  5. Gain valuable skills for success in college and beyond.

The integration of traditional arts into the core curriculum nurtures, in our students, a strong sense of focus and perseverance essential for both academic and artistic achievement. Our exemplary Whole Child Education Model was recognized by the WASC visiting committee as “a unique and needed educational option for students not only in California but internationally as well.”

Our College Counseling Program is designed to help each student find the college that is right for them. Our school counselors guide our high school students with their college applications, resumes, artistic portfolios, auditions, and interviews. Every student will receive individual attention from our school’s college counselors from freshman to senior year. Learn more about our College Counseling Program. (link to Academics page College Counseling section)

For seven years in a row, we have maintained a 100% graduation rate and 100% of our students were accepted into 4-year colleges and universities. Moreover, most of our graduates to-date have been accepted into their top choice 4-year colleges and universities, including UCs (Berkeley, LA, San Diego, Davis…),  New York University, Purdue University, and the following top-ranking fine arts colleges:

  • Parsons School of Design
  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
  • Pratt Institute
  • School of Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
  • ArtCenter College of Design
  • Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA)

Learn more about college acceptance

Yes. While studying at HSArts, students must choose and focus on one of our four artistic programs — dance, visual arts, music and musical theater.

Students will have opportunities to explore other artforms through electives, extracurricular classes, and workshops. Students are encouraged to share their arts with their classmates and learn from each other.

Yes. In addition to building technique and foundations in their main arts discipline, all students are required to complete our rigorous academic program before graduation.

Yes. Every year, the High School of the Arts has two recitals at the Herbst Theater. We host a variety of community events that showcase our students’ talents and also regularly participate in various performances for local communities.

As the only private, independent art school that serves young artists grades 6-12 in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco High School of the Arts (HSArts) distinguishes itself from other well-known, local art schools, like Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA), a public school in the San Francisco Unified School District. 

HSArts is a small school with big expectations of ourselves and our holistic approach to educating our students. We integrate our comprehensive arts program into our rigorous academic program while emphasizing in our students the importance of self-discipline that comes from the timeless values of respect,  responsibility, honesty, kindness, empathy, and tolerance. 

All students interested in arts education are encouraged to apply. HSArts values a student’s artistic passion more than their experience, which is most often revealed during the Admissions process. Our students are admitted with an art emphasis and our college counseling team is strongly committed to their development as an artist. Each receives individualized guidance and a customized pathway of courses based on their talent and dedication to their art. HSArts students also have the opportunity to explore other artistic venues of interest to them during their course of intensive study.

We at HSArts strongly believe that the harmonious integration of character development, artistic training, and academic study will give rise to HSArts graduates ready and able to make vital contributions to the world.

Besides the Physical Education classes, we also offer a sports club in which participating students strengthen their team-building skills through popular sports such as basketball, volleyball, and soccer. HSArts also has a school basketball team that has games with other private schools in the area.

HSArts maintains a 10:1 student-teacher ratio. Most classes have ten or fewer students. Our small classes allow each student to receive ample individualized attention, which helps ensure effective instruction suited to various learning styles.

Academic teachers assign meaningful homework for students. For different grades and for different students, the time spent on homework may differ. Middle school students typically have an average homework load between 1-2 hours per day. For high school students, the homework load ranges from 2-3 hours per day.

Absolutely. There is a zero-tolerance policy for bullying and other forms of discrimination.

A hearty hot meal is served for lunch every day, from 11:15am to 12:00pm. View lunch menu

The Lunch Program is $1,350 per year.

No. We are a nonreligious, nonprofit arts school. We do not teach classes about religion, nor do we promote any religion in any way. Our staff and students come from a variety of different backgrounds and uphold a firm non-discrimination policy.

All applicants should send in their portfolio on experiences and accomplishments in visual or performing arts. High school students applying for the Music Conservatory program must demonstrate prior training by submitting an audition recording. Learn more about audition requirements.

All applicants must audition by submitting a recording or performing an in-person audition. Each arts department may have different audition requirements. 

Learn more about audition requirements.

The deadline to apply is December 15.  We will begin mailing decision letters for the upcoming school year in mid-March.

We accept high school transfer students who are entering grades 9, 10, and 11. Transfer students must complete at least two full years of study at the HSArts in order to graduate.

HSArts accepts late applications if there are program openings on an case-by-case basis. Contact us if you wish to inquire about programs that are open for late application. For completed applications received after mid-March, decision letters are mailed within two weeks after the interview.

Yes, we encourage students to explore different options. Nevertheless, we strongly urge our students to make their final program choice within the first semester of attending. This will help ensure that they have enough time to complete relevant program requirements, and reach professional artistic levels by the time they graduate.

Yes, students are required to be in school uniform for the academic portion of the day. Dance students must wear a dance uniform for their dance classes. There are many combinations of shirts, sweaters, jackets, skirts, and pants for students to choose from. See our Student Life page for more information.

 

Yes. We offer supervised study halls on Monday through Friday, from 4 to 6 pm. We also have a variety of after school school clubs and activities available, as well as extracurricular classes as part of the Young Artists program.

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