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Mendocino County Art Academy


A private secondary arts academy emphasizing an expansive, rigorous curriculum inclusive of all core subjects of english, history, math, science, foreign language, health plus music, dance, drama, and visual arts.

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Mendocino County Art Academy


A private secondary arts academy emphasizing an expansive, rigorous curriculum inclusive of all core subjects of english, history, math, science, foreign language, health plus music, dance, drama, and visual arts.

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance.....and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of it’s process.
— William James
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Partnering Organizations


Partnering Organizations


Partnering Organizations

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Arts Council of Mendocino County

The Arts Council of Mendocino County is the Mendocino County, California arts council serving the arts in the Mendocino area. This council is under the California state arts council the California Arts Council.

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Mendocino Ballet

The Mendocino Ballet is the only dance program in the area that offers profesional quality dance training with Classical Ballet as the foundation.  They also offer Tap, Jazz, Pre-Ballet for ages 3-5 and Contemporary Dance so students can choose from a variety of styles.

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Ukiah School of Music

Some of Mendocino County's leading musical artists have joined forces to form the Ukiah School of Music. The school offers a wide range of musical and artistic services to the community including private and group instruction for children and adults in a wide variety of instruments and musical contexts. General music skills such as theory and ear training are also taught. Students also have the opportunity to perform in solo and ensemble recitals.

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Advantages


College Prep Courses fulfilling A-G requirements

Curriculum integrated with the Arts

Credentialed, experienced teachers

Comprehensive, rigorous academics

Dance classes at Mendocino Ballet

Music at Ukiah School of Music

Class size fewer than 25

Small school community

Career & College counselor available

Location in downtown Ukiah near partnering organizations

Community service is a graduation requirement

Advantages


College Prep Courses fulfilling A-G requirements

Curriculum integrated with the Arts

Credentialed, experienced teachers

Comprehensive, rigorous academics

Dance classes at Mendocino Ballet

Music at Ukiah School of Music

Class size fewer than 25

Small school community

Career & College counselor available

Location in downtown Ukiah near partnering organizations

Community service is a graduation requirement

Mendocino County Art Academy is open to ALL qualifying high school age students in grades 9-12 in Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma Counties. Implementation of a rigorous, expansive, secondary education provides a diverse approach to education with dance, drama, music, visual arts, and technology while integrating throughout the curricula of English, History, Math, Science, Foreign Language, Health, and Self-empowerment are included. Mornings are scheduled with college prep core classes fulfilling A-G requirements, Afternoon instruction is reserved for dance, music, drama, and visual art electives. Inclusion of the Arts in education harmonizes mind and body, enabling students to effectively observe, analyze, and create solutions to address personal, community, and global issues. Thus, learning is enhanced to its fullest.