is the cost of the Berks Arts Academy Charter School?
Charter Schools are "no cost" tuition to qualified students! In fact, over six years (K-8), students will receive over 1,600 hours of "free" artistic training, saving parents over $50,000 in private lessons.
Who is eligible to attend?
All Pennsylvania school students, special needs or academic grades ARE NOT considered in the enrollment process.
Will there be uniforms?
There will be a strict dress code in all departments.
Will there be a lunch program?
We will adhere to the PA public school lunch guidelines.
Will busing be provided?
Yes, in accordance with state determined distance boundaries.
What grades will be offered at the school?
The Berks Arts Academy Charter School will be divided into two sections: Full Day Kindergarten through 4th Grade and a Middle School for students in Grades 5-8.
No auditions required for K-4. But a modified audition will be required for students entering grades 5-8, since they will major in one or two artistic areas.
Where is the school located?
1504 Hill Road - Reading, PA 19602.
What Arts will the school offer?
Dance, figure skating, musical theatre, instrumental music, theatre, design & digital art, vocal music.
How do I pre-enroll my child?
You can pre-enroll now online under the "Enroll" tab of this website. You can also pre-enroll at one of our open houses, to be announced (TBA).
When is the school opening?
1504 Hill Road - Reading, PA 19602