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  • Blue Ribbon

  • Class of 2018

    The Class of 2018 collectively earned more than $2.4 million in scholarship and grant aid for college.

  • In the Heart of South Bethlehem

    Charter Arts is located in the heart of the arts and cultural district of South Bethlehem.

  • Artistic Excellence

    Students major in one of seven artistic majors: dance, theatre, literary arts, production design, visual art, vocal or instrumental music.

  • Rigorous Curriculum

    Charter Arts offers a full complement of core courses at the College Preparatory (CP), Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) levels.

  • faculty and students work together

    Faculty and students work together to make a difference in our school and our community.

  • Figure Skating

    Charter Arts is the only public arts high school in the nation that offers a figure skating major.

  • Exceptional Performances

    Charter Arts produces close to 90 performances & exhibits each school year.

  • Charter Arts is a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

    The U.S. Department of Education released its list of 349 schools in the nation to receive the coveted 2018 National Blue Ribbon award. Charter Arts is so proud to receive this prestigious honor.

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  • Charter Arts earned a Silver Award with US News & World Report

    On US News & World Report's 2018 Best High School Rankings, Charter Arts placed #46 in Pennsylvania and was the highest ranked high school in the Lehigh Valley.

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  • January 2019 Admissions Open House

    Charter Arts' open house events are designed for prospective students and their families to tour the facility, meet faculty, learn about Charter Arts' admissions process, and learn about the school's rigorous curriculum.

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  • Winter/Spring 2019 Performance Season

    Come join us!

    The Winter/Spring 2019 Performance Season at Charter Arts will be filled with outstanding shows and exhibits. In addition, there will be many community performances that take place in collaboration with our neighbors including: Godfrey Daniels, SteelStacks, Hotel Bethlehem and more!

    Event List
  • Events

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    Gala of Dreams

    The fifteenth-annual event was a smash!

    Held at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the Gala of Dreams raised funds to benefit the school.

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    Special Honor

    Executive Director receives award

    Charter Arts' Executive Director & CEO, Diane LaBelle, received the Priscilla Payne Hurd Award at Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony on May 8, 2018

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    National Award

    2018 National Blue Ribbon School

    On October 1, 2018 the U.S. Department of Education announced Charter Arts as one of 349 schools in the nation to be named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

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    Alumni Stories

    Where Are They Now?

    Kristin Brooks is currently on tour as a back-up vocalist for Sam Smith. She also appeared with Smith at the 2016 Grammy's. Kristin worked with Iggy Azalea in the past and with Stevie Wonder on his "Songs in the Key of Life" tour.

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    Gala of Dreams

    The fifteenth-annual event was a smash!

    Held at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the Gala of Dreams raised funds to benefit the school.

    Read More Giving to Charter Arts