1771501 CHAVEZ LA ArTES(Arts/Theatre/Entertainment)

1771501 CHAVEZ LA ArTES(Arts/Theatre/Entertainment)

Program Description
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Magnets. Learning the skills and knowledge for creating, refining, and sharing works in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment industry promotes teamwork, communication, creative thinking, and decision-making abilities. These are all traits needed to function successfully in the competitive and media-rich 21st century. Whether the student has already achieved a level of accomplishment or demonstrated an interest or potential to grow in an art form, Visual and Performing Arts Magnets provide highly rewarding learning experiences.
Grades:
9-12
Phone:
(818) 837-6428
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
515
Applications Received 2017-2018:
162
Openings 2018-2019:
130
Success Secret:
The Art, Theater, and Entertainment School (ArTES) has been granted increased autonomy by LAUSD to inspire and celebrate innovation. ArTES employs the power of technology to engage learning, and every student here has an iPad. ArTES is a school that develops meaningful relationships between students and educators, holds high expectations, values creativity and inquiry, provides support, and celebrates achievements. At ArTES, students are lifelong learners who embody multiple roles within their community: STUDENT – CITIZEN – ARTIST At ArTES, we create an academic and creative environment that emphasizes depth of exploration over breadth. Our approach follows our four-step mission to identify strengths and needs, hold high expectations, provide support, and display outcomes.
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
ArTES will be having a Magnet Day presentation for prospective students and their parents on October 26, from 9:15-10:15 am. • Presentation by the ArTES Magnet Coordinator • Performances by the Dance Company, Marching Band, and Drama Program • A chance to meet the principal and teachers Join us! We look forward to meeting you. Individual tours welcomed any time by appointment.
Magnet Vision:
ArTES graduates embody our motto:  Student, Citizen, Artist.  They are curious and diligent scholars, compassionate members of the community, and creative leaders prepared to excel in higher education and beyond. 100% of ArTES graduates are prepared to be successful at a four-year college.
Magnet Mission:
We believe that students thrive in a learning environment where expectations are high, progress towards mastery is supported, civility and relationship skills are developed, and creativity is valued. ArTES provides in-depth, sequential visual and performing arts programming that allows students to become accomplished artists. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to academics that is relevant and rigorous, and Restorative Practices ensure a respectful culture.  We teach the values of critical thinking, hard work, and collaboration to foster academic and artistic excellence.
Academic/Career Pathways:
ArTES offers four-year, rigorous and sequential arts training in the following pathways: Visual Art (including AP), Graphic Design, Dance, Drama, Music (including AP), and Stage Technology. In addition, we offer four UC/CSU-approved college courses per year--students may complete a year of college credits over a two-year period. All students have four years of College Prep Seminar, preparing them for acceptance to the top colleges in the US.
Academic Competition Teams:
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Boys Water Polo, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field
Community Partnerships:
California Institute of the Arts, Urban Arts Partnership, Project Grad, Youth Policy Institute, LA Chamber of Commerce, Educare
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Statistics, United States Government and Politics, United States History, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Spanish Language and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Visual and performing arts rehearsals, Mural Club, MC Lab (DJ-ing), Soul Lab (singing), sports, tutoring, fitness, drivers ed, ACT/SAT prep
Other Theme-Based Activities:
ArtFest (two days of guest artists and workshops in collaboration with CalArts), ArtRiot (spring festival of student art and performance), cultural field trips, competitions and festivals in drama, dance, music, and art.
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
ArTES is recognized nationally as an Arts Schools Network (ASN) "Exemplary School"--one of only 38 current honorees in North America. Other ASN awards include Outstanding Alumnus, School Leadership, and best New and Emerging School. ArTES is recognized as a Gold Ribbon School and Title I Academic Achievement honoree, and Principal John Lawler was recognized as LAUSD's 2016 Administrator of the Year. Students are recognized every year in all art forms: Dance Co. multiple city-wide dance competition winner, multiple musicians in LAUSD Honor Band (marching in Rose Parade), recognitions for acting and technical achievement, Congressional Art Competition awards 2016, 2017.
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