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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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