Do you know a 10th grader that is gifted in the arts? Applications are currently open for the Mississippi School of the Arts but the deadline of February 1st is fast approaching!
Criteria for Admission:
- Be a resident of Mississippi;
- Be a current tenth grader with a minimum of 10 Carnegie units of study upon the completion of the tenth grade year;
- Demonstrate artistic achievement in the visual, performing, literary, or media arts;*
- Submit a completed application packet;
- Audition and/or present a portfolio for review on-site (by invitation);
- Complete an on-site interview (by invitation);
- Audition and/or present a portfolio for review on site (by invitation);
- Have an overall high school grade point average of 2.5 (Schools must include all visual and performing arts course grades in calculating overall GPA.).
*Due to ongoing renovation and construction on the historic Whitworth College campus, five programs of study for students entering eleventh grade are currently offered; dance, literary arts, theatre, visual arts, and vocal music. Additional programs will be phased in as campus facilities are completed.
Learn more about the Mississippi School for the Arts Admissions Criteria on their website!