Tour 15

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 1993

Magnet Type: Whole school

School Type: Urban

Magnet School Enrollment:1,700

Total School Enrollment: 1,700

Programs offered: Four conservatories: Music, Visual Arts, Dance, Theater

Curriculum: Cross-curricular projects, Arts Integration, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Three Performance Venues, Two buildings on campus are on the Registry of Historic Buildings, located in the Historic Arts District of downtown Las Vegas Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, ASN School of Excellence, Blue Ribbon School, 5-Star Rating, Superintendent Honor Roll School, US News and World Report #3 School in Nevada, 12 time Grammy Award Winners, 100% graduation rate for 3 years

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KO Knudson Academy of the Arts

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 1996

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 671

Total School Enrollment: 1340

Programs offered: Band, Ballet Folklorico, Choir, Computer Graphic Design, Dance, Mariachi, Orchestra, Theatre, Technical Theatre, TV Production, Visual Arts

Curriculum: Arts Integration, Project Based Learning

Unique School Features: On-campus Performance Venue, TV Broadcasting Studio, Two Dance Studios, Black Box Theatre, Two Graphic Design Labs, School Garden, Greenhouse, Parent Engagement Center

Awards/Distinctions: Certified Magnet School, Magnet School of Distinction, ASN Arts Integration Award, Nationally Recognized Performing and Media Arts Programs

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