What does a typical school day look like?
The school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 with the exception of Fridays which are early release days and end at 12:00.
What curriculum classes will I take?
Students will take all State of New Hampshire core curriculum required classes and also three hours of intensive art each day. Arts Academy of New Hampshire provides an arts integrated curriculum. Arts will be combined with all core curriculum and curriculum will be combined with all arts. For more information please see our curriculum page.
What if I am ready to take accelerated math next year? Can I take that at Arts Academy of New Hampshire? What if I failed some courses at my last school?
Regardless of your math level, we offer classes that suit your needs. The Academy's administrative staff will meet with you and assess your needs to ensure that you are placed at the appropriate class level.
Is there suggested reading for summer prior to school opening?
For specific answers regarding Summer reading, contact the appropriate English teacher:
For grades 9 and 10, email Mr. McGarry - firstname.lastname@example.org
For grades 11 and 12, email Ms. Peterson - email@example.com
How many arts may I take at Arts Academy of New Hampshire?
Students may take as many as their schedule will allow. Juniors and Seniors have the most flexibility in their schedules and are often able to take several Arts classes per semester. Student may select from the following: Dance Theater, Music, Visual Arts.
Will there be play/ music/ dance/art productions at Arts Academy of New Hampshire?
Are your teachers certified?
As is required by state of NH law, at least 50% of The Academy's staff will be certified by the State of New Hampshire.
Can my child go to college from Arts Academy of New Hampshire? Are the academics rigorous enough?
Yes. Arts Academy of New Hampshire's core curriculum meets or exceeds State of NH graduation requirements.
What are the requirements for technology? Will I need an iPad or laptop?
Families are required to provide their child either a personal laptop or iPad, (preferably 9") with internet capability. The use of a school issued laptop/ iPad will be based on need.
How does Arts Academy of New Hampshire support students with IEPs/504 plans?
The Academy works in conjunction with area SAU's staff, guidance and families, to ensure that the students needs are met.
Are there athletic teams at Arts Academy of New Hampshire?
The Academy does not offer athletic teams.
Will the extended school day allow me to continue to do a sport on my own after school?
As long your schedule permits. As a student of Arts Academy of New Hampshire you will need to attend all core curriculum and arts classes.
What will I do for physical education?
We will offer a variety of different athletics and activities.
What about lunches?
We have fresh vending onsite that is filled every 2 days with locally made sandwiches and salads. They will also have microwavable meals, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, milks, juice, and yogurts available as well.
Will There Be Busing/Transportation?
There will no busing in year one. We will work with families to organize carpooling.
What is the driving/parking policy?
Any Junior or Senior in good standing may park in the school parking lot free of charge.
Who can attend Arts Academy of New Hampshire?
Anyone in grades 9-12 can attend Arts Academy of New Hampshire! New Hampshire residents are free and out of state residents will require a tuition. The tuition for out of state students will be $7,800.00 per year. Payment plans are available through our ACH program.