• 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 areas: dance, theatre, literary arts, production design, visual art, vocal or instrumental music.

  • Blue Ribbon

  • 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.

  • Class of 2018

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

  • 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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  • Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting

    In February, all Charter Arts students attended training sessions on how to use the Safe2Say Something anonymous reporting system. This is a statewide program that went into effect on January 14, 2019.

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  • Auditions for the 2019-2020 School Year

    Auditions for the 2019-2020 school year will be held soon. Auditions are by appointment only and parents of prospective students can schedule an audition for their child by completing an online form.

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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!

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  • Events

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    Happy Blue Year!

    Charter Arts kicks off 2019 with a special celebration!

    Students and staff were welcomed back to school after winter break with a celebration to commemorate Charter Arts being named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

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    Giving to Charter Arts

    Charter Arts Foundation receives grants.

    The Charter Arts Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received grants from the R.K. Laros Foundation, Keystone Savings Foundation, Peoples Security Bank & Trust, PNC Bankshares, Embassy Bank and more!

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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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    Donor Spotlight

    Merchants Bank

    Thank you Merchants Bank for your generous donation.

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    Happy Blue Year!

    Charter Arts kicks off 2019 with a special celebration!

    Students and staff were welcomed back to school after winter break with a celebration to commemorate Charter Arts being named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

    Read More Admissions