• Figure Skating and Academics

    “We learn what it means to be an artist and what it means to be a good person.”

  • Dance & Academics

    “We are equally passionate about our arts major and our core subjects; we take both very seriously.”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “Studying the arts allows us to have a broader perspective on our education.”

  • Theatre & Academics

    “The curriculum is challenging. We learn to be professional, disciplined and responsible. There is a maturity learned here that will be an asset for our future.”

  • Visual Art & Academics

    “There is always something interesting happening here at Charter Arts.”

  • Vocal Music & Academics

    “Balancing a full schedule of core and artistic classes, we learn valuable time management skills that will prepare us for college and the real world.”

  • Academics and Figure Skating

    “Teachers, students and staff all share the same passion for the arts.”

  • Dance & Academics

    “Receiving a rose on the first day of school showed me that this was going to be a very special place. ”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “We learn in a supportive environment and are encouraged to be ourselves.”

  • Theatre & Academics

    “We are given many opportunities, we are taught by dedicated faculty, and we are prepared for what the world has to offer us.”

  • Visual Art & Academics

    “We enjoy coming to school; we feel welcomed and we feel inspired.”

  • Vocal Music & Academics

    “We are given extraordinary opportunities to perform in the community. ”

  • Dance & Academics

    “We are able to learn and to present our art in an environment free of fear and judgement.”

  • Instrumental Music & Academics

    “The faculty teach us to work harder; they want us to reach our potential.”

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    Charter Arts students come from a twelve county region across eastern Pennsylvania to pursue a unique educational opportunity. Our students are passionate about the arts and academics.

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  • 2014 Summer Academy

    The 2014 Summer Academy program includes community classes, workshops and day camps in dance, music, acting, art, and more! The program offers options for middle school, high school and adult students.

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An Exciting Future

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) enters its second decade as one of the nation's most exemplary charter schools for the arts. Charter Arts provides its students a unique environment that fosters a creative, rigorous academic approach to learning and a development of talents in the arts. Now, the dream for a new school building in the heart of Bethlehem's South Side arts district is becoming a reality. Help us Build An Arts School.

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Events

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Be Your Own Beauty

Student Council creates a special project.

Student Council wanted to promote self-confidence, self-esteem, inner beauty and kindness. They asked students to post-it positive messages to others. The result was a bounty of beautiful that put a smile on everyone's face and warmth in their heart.

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National Honor Society

Induction Ceremony

Seventeen new members and five returning members were inducted into the Charter Arts chapter of NHS. Congratulations!

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Master Class

Figure Skating

Figure Skating majors receive valuable instruction from legendary figure skater, Rory Flack.

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We're Diggin It

Construction on the new school facility is underway.

Exciting progress on the new Charter Arts facility at 321 E. Third Street in south Bethlehem began in December.

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Be Your Own Beauty

Student Council creates a special project.

Student Council wanted to promote self-confidence, self-esteem, inner beauty and kindness. They asked students to post-it positive messages to others. The result was a bounty of beautiful that put a smile on everyone's face and warmth in their heart.

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