Among the important elements of a classical education is an emphasis on the acquisition of an appreciation of the excellent and beautiful. At The Academy, students engage daily in artistic pursuits across a wide variety of disciplines, beginning in 6th grade. Through these experiences, they develop a depth of understanding of the way in which the arts enhance our learning, and our lives.
Each receives a strong foundational education in the visual and musical arts and all are encouraged to participate in our robust drama program. The arts are viewed as an academic discipline, providing creative inspiration as well as another way to understand our world.
The ancients built theaters and adorned their streets with public art. Academy students make art and music every day; these activities are integrated into the curriculum and are accessible to all.