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For over 75 years we have been dedicated to teaching, mentoring and inspiring our students to perform to the best of our abilities in all disciplines- and the academic stage is no different. Both schools provide a unique combination of professional artistic training and nationally recognized academic and college preparatory programs.

Start your journey at FWAFA or TESA, learn more about our process, apply for admission, and discover more about the audition process today!


Virtual Open House

These events are open to everyone.

FWAFA: Thursday, November 12, 2020
TeSA: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

LIVE on Facebook at 6pm – For Event Updates and Reminders, follow us on Facebook at @TexasSchoolOfTheArts or @AcademyFineArts

  • Learn about our campus programs
  • Hear from the campus administrators and department chairs
  • Enjoy watching student performances
  • Hear about why our school is a perfect fit for your child
  • More Info about application and audition processes
  • Watch a video tour of the campus to see it in action

Please RSVP for this event.


Friday Tours | 9AM

  • Come see the campus in action
  • Small groups to ensure social distancing
  • Led by campus leadership & current students
  • Get answers to your specific questions

We are currently limiting the size of our tour groups. Please RSVP to reserve your spot.


Apply to TeSA!

Texas School of the Arts is currently accepting students, in grades K-6, for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit the Admission Page to explore the application process.

Admission Page

Texas School of the Arts

Texas School of the Arts (TeSA) offers a challenging program and truly innovative environment in which Kindergarden through 6th graders develop artistically, academically and socially.

Start Your TeSA Journey

Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Our mission at Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) is to inspire in artistically talented students a lifelong passion for learning, empowering them to achieve academic and artistic excellence. Students in 3-12th grade choose one arts path to pursue, filling their extracurricular activities with theater, dance, singing or visual arts.

Start Your FWAFA Journey