• Graduation

    The Class of 2016 earned close to $2.7 million in scholarships and grants for college.

  • Artistic Excellence

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

  • faculty and students work together

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

  • Rigorous Curriculum

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

  • Exceptional Performances

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

  • Foreigner

    There are great opportunities for students to perform throughout the community.

  • Figure Skating

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

  • Dance Soup Slide

    Come check out the work of 19 student choreographers in Young Choreographers in Concert- May 6 & 7!

  • In the Heart of South Bethlehem

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

  • Charter Arts is a Title I High Achievement School.

    Charter Arts has once again earned the Title I High Achievement designation for a second year due to students' test scores and growth scores. This means that Charter Arts is ranked in the top 5% of all Title I schools in Pennsylvania.

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  • Summer Workshops at Charter Arts

    The Summer Academy program is filled with fun workshops for kids and teens-acting, music, science, and more! The Adult Enrichment program also features workshops and lectures for adults. These programs are open to the community.

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Spring Performance Season

Featuring outstanding shows & exhibits!

The 2017 winter/spring season at Charter Arts is sure to thrill audiences with an incredible line-up of productions and events. The gallery will also be host to a variety of student and professional exhibits. Don't forget about our many community performances at Godfrey Daniels, Hotel Bethlehem, SteelStacks, and more!

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Recent Awards & Accolades

Music, art, writing, acting awards abound!

Charter Arts faculty, staff and students continue their ongoing academic and artistic success!

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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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Master Classes

The school year has been filled with classes taught by visiting artists.

Charter Arts students have the opportunity to learn from professional artists, business leaders, scholars, and experts from various fields.

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Giving to Charter Arts

Charter Arts Foundation receives three grants!

The Charter Arts Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received EITC grants from PNC Bankshares, Embassy Bank and Avalon Insurance Company.

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Recent Awards & Accolades

Music, art, writing, acting awards abound!

Charter Arts faculty, staff and students continue their ongoing academic and artistic success!

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