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Idyllwild Arts Academy
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  • Private, Boarding
  • IDYLLWILD, CA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

In-person classes have resumed with precautions! For the most current information on Idyllwild Arts Academy's COVID-19 response, please visit this link: Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade C minus

About

52500 TEMECULA ROAD
IDYLLWILD, CA 92549

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$65,091
Received Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid
$30,000
From Idyllwild Arts Academy

Idyllwild Arts Academy offers intensive, specialized arts training and challenging college-prep academics to talented young artists from around the world. On our idyllic mountaintop campus, students learn from a distinguished faculty of working professional artists.

Graduates of Idyllwild Arts excel in every professional arts discipline, including Broadway theatre, primetime television, classical and jazz music, motion pictures, graphic design, dance, and more. Our arts majors include:

MUSIC | VISUAL ARTS | THEATRE | CREATIVE WRITING | DANCE | FASHION DESIGN | FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA | INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS

Outside of our regular school year, Idyllwild Arts offers summer workshops that include Jazz in the Pines, ESL, Native American Arts, and a full menu of Arts Intensives.

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Idyllwild Arts Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1210
55 responses
Average ACT
27
10 responses

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Elite colleges seek Idyllwild Arts Academy graduates because they are interdisciplinary thinkers, global citizens, and problem solvers. Apply now! We are still accepting Fall Semester Applications for 2022 on a rolling basis.

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 40 responses
  • Performances by students
    33%
  • International dinner
    20%
  • School trips
    20%
  • All school meetings
    15%
  • Dances
    10%
  • Visual Art Exhibition
    3%

Boarding

Students Boarding
85%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Brazil, China, Mexico, Russian Federation, South Korea
International Boarding Students
50%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
280
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
3:1
National
17:1
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
Poll
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

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