Robinson Crusoe on Spring Break Prompt

Click here for the writing prompt due when scholars return from Spring Break on April 13th.

RenArts Calendar

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RenArts K-12 (grades 3-5) Application

Now accepting applications for the new RenArts K-12 school. Grades 3-5 only for the 2015-2016 school year. Click here for more information.

Applications for the RenArts school (6-12) are available here.

Winter Break Continued Study

Over break scholars have been asked to prepare the following:

  • Review, or complete as necessary, summer reading assignment.
  • View the 26 short videos (the videos will easily play on a smart phone, tablet, or computer) posted on the American Experience Eyes On The Prize program website at: See links below if you are having trouble viewing the videos.
  • Record your reaction to each video (as discussed in your Humanities groups). Date each of your entries and keep them all in one notebook or journal.
  • Spread your viewing over the course of the Winter Break.
  • Come back on January 5th ready to discuss your observations and questions.
  • Continue your daily arts work.

Links to the PBS videos:

Download Study Page

2014-2015 School Year Begins September 2nd

The first day of school for the RenArts 2014-2015 academic year is on Tuesday, September 2nd.

Charter School News

RenArts recognized as a top performing charter by the USC Dashboard Report

Credo Los Angeles Charter Report highlights the success in charter schools in Los Angeles.

Summer Reading

Click here to download the summer reading list.

Music Summer Packets and Listening Links

Music scholars can find links to their listening assignments by clicking here.

Scholars who are missing part or all of their summer music packet can print a replacement by clicking here.

Renaissance Arts Academy Recites The Gettysburg Address.

Click here to see RenArts' recitation of The Gettysburg Address.

Distinguished School

Renaissance Arts Academy is designated a 2013
California Distinguished School

RenArts has been nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Honor.

RenArts is 2010 recipient of CCSA's Hart Vision Charter School of the Year Award

Go to:
Charter School of the Year to see RenArts in action.

RenArts Performs at Disney Hall

RenArts performs at Disney Hall as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Festival Go to: Youth Orchestra Festival

RenArts in the News

Go to:
Disney Hall Performance to see RenArts Scholars performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall for the Fidelity FutureStage program.

City Council Recognizes RenArts

Renaissance Arts Academy was formally recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for outstanding student achievement on Friday November 30 at 10am in a ceremony at City Hall. Councilmember Jose Huizar made the presentation and the RenArts honors choir sang for the Council.

Congratulations to all students, parents and staff!

Click on the link below to see the proclamation:City Council Proclamation

RenArts In the News

Go to:
La Opinion RenArts Article to read about it.


Now in partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic


distinguished school charter seal

WASC seal Title 1 Award

Many thanks for their generous support of the RenArts program:

National Endowment for the Arts
Colburn Foundation
Eisner Foundation
James Irvine Foundation
Michael J. Connell Foundation
Ahmanson Foundation
Mr. Jerry Kohl
Mr. Carl Matthes
Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Fidelity FutureStage
Flourish Foundation
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
Uptown Gay and Lesbian Alliance
Occidental College
City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works
New England Conservatory Abreu Fellowship Program
The Los Angeles Philharmonic School Partners and Youth Orchestra Partners Programs