Ladera Vista Junior High School was recognized as an Exemplary School of the Arts by the Arts School Network for the second time. The Arts Schools Network (ASN) promotes quality in arts education by acknowledging the values embraced by member schools. Ladera Vista Junior High School of the Arts was one of 17 schools from across the United States honored at the Arts Schools Network Awards Ceremony and the only junior high school recognized this year.
The Exemplary School application includes a rigorous and comprehensive review and analysis of school purposes, programs, and operations. Schools that submit an application for recognition and meet ASN’s criteria for exemplary practice are awarded an Exemplary School designation, symbolizing their commitment to excellence in Arts Education.
Ladera Vista Junior High School of the Arts offers an innovative arts-based education centered on academic excellence. The school offers 35 arts based electives and an arts-integrated approach in all academic core classes. Students may select from a variety of arts pathways, and may participate in a thriving after school Arts Conservatory Program.