Arizona School for the Arts is a unique gem among Arizona schools . We are a 5th grade – 12th grade non-profit public charter school with a special focus on performing arts – music, theatre, and dance. Academic faculty are content area experts with a passion for teaching and many of our teaching artists are also professional performing artists. However, it is important to note, we are also a school with high academic standards. Our graduates are admitted to top colleges and universities throughout the nation, and our test scores are among the highest in the state. ASA students thrive intellectually, creatively, and emotionally in a culture that is committed to personal expression, inclusivity, risk-taking, empathic reasoning, and problem finding. ASA graduates are smart, talented, and globally minded – impressive individuals who are college prepared and life prepared.