A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Address
3901 S Hulen St
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Telephone
(817) 924-1482
Website

Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts Middle/High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
97%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1150
63 responses
Average ACT
26
38 responses
AP Enrollment
70%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Howdy Week
    21%
  • Senior Showcase
    18%
  • Variety of student performances- expertly produced
    16%
  • Faculty Talent show
    16%
  • Art shows and exhibits
    8%
  • Everything is Great and i hope it never changes
    8%
  • Prom
    8%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
349
Free or Reduced Lunch
15%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.6%
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.14 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.14 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$7,704/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses
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As a Fine Arts School we have a lot of great opportunities for extracurriculars! National Honors Society is a club that is very active after school whether it's going to help tutor a student in what we call 9th period, helping teachers sort paperwork, or helping at tech rehearsals for our upcoming shows and productions! There is also our Thespian Society which has students apart of a Children's Theater class, and they go out and entertain kids all over the metroplex.We have Texas Dance Conservatory, which occurs after school and accommodates children of all ages in healthy studio environments with top notch professionals who come in and instruct. From NHS to our National Art Honors Society all the kids are very involved and active during and after school. A lot of the Advanced classes like Advanced Musical theatre, Academy Dance Company, and Advanced Theatre, and the people involved in those classes such as myself, dedicate majority of their time, even after school. At the beginning of the year we receive a contract that states that our primary commitment is to that class, because for example, those involved in Advanced Musical Theatre mainly audition for the musical in the fall, and that is an every day rehearsal schedule that the students enjoy dedicating themselves to. We have wonderful extra curricular opportunities, and I for one enjoy in immersing myself in that flow of schedule and environment.
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There is simply no other school in Fort Worth Texas quite like my school FWAFA. The academic rigor and everyone's desire to be great, makes me want to strive to be great. It has been such a positive learning experience and I get to go to school and dance and do musical theater and sing! Meanwhile I'm being challenged to be the best student possible. Everyone is so hardworking, the parents put in extra hours to make sure everything is going smoothly in the classroom and on stage, while get ready to put on productions. We carry ourselves with the utmost integrity, and while we advance in the Academic UIL, I got the chance to advance in the UIL One Act Play we did at the same time, and acquired Best Actress at the Bi-District Meet. They recognize your gifts and magnify it, so they can cultivate it and bring forth the best out of us. Our teachers are so amazing! Their kindness is overwhelming and their dedication to us as students because they recognize that the arts are so important to us leaves me so unbelievably grateful that I go to this school. The school musical is our state championship, and the cabarets are our homecomings! The way every student expressed their love for the arts whether it's through art or singing a Latin piece or playing the trumpet and guitar or just performing on stage, it's all magnificent in its own way. Every single person has a place at FWAFA, and I am so fortunate and blesses that I occupy one of them!
I extremely enjoin the one on one training I am receiving at FWAFA. This is true for both my academic and fine arts courses. In my graduating class alone there are 46 people, making our classes throughout the day moderately small. These small classes allow the teachers to make a connection with each child and help them in growing. At a young age we are taught how to conduct ourselves in a professional manner and how to balance school all while being very involved in extracurricular activities. Many students are required to participate in a performance group of some kind during the year, leaving students to learn how to manage school work, social lives, and out side of school activities. However I would like to see the school be split into separate high school and middle/elementary school buildings. The high school performing arts programs are required to perform material that is suitable for third grade students prohibiting them to perform a variety of material.