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The Baltimore School for the Arts strives to be the leading pre-professional arts high school in the country.

BSA provides talented students from all sectors of the community with a personally supportive and intellectually challenging environment where rigorous training in a specific arts discipline combines with a college preparatory academic education.

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U.S. News selects BSA as one of the Best High Schools in the nation; students excel academically and artistically
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With proficiency scores well above national averages, and an AP pass rate of 96%, BSA was ranked in the top 10% of high schools nationwide and awarded a silver badge by U.S. News & World Report . 100% of BSA's Class of 2015 earned admission to college with merit... read more

PBS features BSA in the NewsHour; local press continues to recognize student accomplishments
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In a feature story on its venerated NewsHour, PBS takes an in-depth look at BSA, speaking with students, faculty and visiting artists. Join them for a tour of the school and learn how "grace and grit" help to propel our young artists to success.  Click here to watch... read more

Theatre Department Head Donald Hicken is finalist for Tony Awards® Excellence in Theatre Education Award
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As part of a national conversation about the importance of arts education, The Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) asked the American public to tell them which theatre educators inspired them to be better artists, and better people. More than 4,000 educators across... read more

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