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North Valley Arts Academies

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Whether your child is passionate about dance, theater, creative musicianship and music technology or visual arts, PVSchools offers an outlet for your child to express his or her creative passions, with a seamless continuation from elementary school through high school.

PVSchools offers the first fully integrated arts education programs in the Northeast Valley at Desert Cove Elementary SchoolShea Middle School and Shadow Mountain High School, accepting students in grades 5-12.

About the NVAA Program at PVSchools

The mission of the North Valley Arts Academies is to foster creative and confident artists who are committed to and passionate about the power of the arts in society. The vision of the North Valley Arts Academies is to create a unique program within a school learning environment that focuses on empowering young people to tell their own stories, develop their creative selves, and engage the world through the arts.

What's Offered at the North Valley Arts Academies at PVSchools

Additional NVAA Details

Key Program Features & Benefits

  • Specialized Music and Visual Arts Program - different from band, choir, and orchestra
  • Program pathway from elementary to middle to high school
  • Multiple entry points
  • Schools are conveniently located off State Route 51 and Shea Blvd.
  • Immersion in your student's creative passion

NVAA Requirements

These vary by program and can be found in the applications for each (above).

What Our Parents Say:

I would recommend this program to other parents and students as it offers students an opportunity to strengthen skills in the areas that they are passionate about, because students get to practice and build relationships with others who share their interest daily, and because the program is designed to work across schools and disciplines."
Robyn Ratcliff, 7th grade parent

Contact Us

Maureen Minnick

DIRECTOR OF FINE ARTS

Kim Adams

ADMIN ASSISTANT V/DIRECTOR

Teresa Minarsich

NVAA COORDINATOR