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Educational excellence through integration of the arts
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  • A 6th grade Odysseus singing about that nasty cyclops.

  • 7th graders mock trial

    7th Graders play Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain on trial

  • Dinner Party Plate Creation

    3rd graders working on plates for The Dinner Party Project

  • Steep Canyon

    Percussionists in a workshop with Mike Ashworth of the Steep Canyon Rangers.

  • body systems

    5th graders demonstrating the respiratory system through movement.

  • 2014-15 School Report Card

    For more information about ArtSpace’s most current School Report Card from the Department of Public Instruction please click this slide.

  • Best of mountain Xpress 16

    Thank you again to all who voted for ArtSpace in the Mountain Xpress Reader’s Poll

Field Trips – Real World Integration

Field Trips – Real World Integration

SWANNANOA, NC, October 11, 2016 – At ArtSpace Charter School  arts integrated experiences are expected on a day to day basis; it is the educational philosophy in which the school is grounded. Teachers  and administrators at…

A+ Schools National Consortium Visits ArtSpace

A+ Schools National Consortium Visits ArtSpace

SWANNANOA, NC, October 4, 2016-  Last week leadership from the A+ Schools National Consortium visited ArtSpace Charter School to explore the culture of arts integration in a school with experience.  According to their website, A+…

States of Matter – A Science and Visual Art Exploration

States of Matter – A Science and Visual Art Exploration

Recently 8th grade science students at ArtSpace have explored states of matter, the law of conservation, and physical and chemical changes. Middle school science teacher Nick Rogowski and Visual Arts teacher Jocelyn Reese found this…

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What we learn with excitement and passion stays with us for a lifetime. That’s the secret of ArtSpace.

Since 2001, ArtSpace Charter School has delivered an innovative education to the children of Western North Carolina through the integration of the arts. Arts-Integrated education naturally harnesses the joy of discovery and creation to give students the skills they need for a rich and successful life. At our school, students’ academic lives are marked with the milestones of their own creation. Abstract concepts leave tangible results – artistic achievements, mastery of skills, lasting memories of proud performances – these educational artifacts testify to an exceptional culture. And that culture creates exceptional human beings.

ArtSpace Charter School is proud to be a K-8, tuition-free public charter school. Explore our website to find out more of what makes our community such a special place.