Excellence in the Arts
A magnet high school for the arts without wallsExcellence in the Arts is open to all Kalamazoo County high school students.EFA offers arts-intensive classes in the disciplines of Theatre, Musical Theatre, Music, 2-D and 3-D Visual Arts, Dance, Literary Arts and Media Arts (digital video and photography, computer and web-based art).
Classes are taught by a collaborative team of teachers and working artists. Students receive instruction, mentoring, and hands-on experience in authentic artistic environments. For example, the visual arts classes meet at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
EFA classes typically meet during the school day for 90 minutes, five days a week for the entire school year. Selected classes also are available through after school, evening and weekend offerings.The EFA 2018-2019 Future Ready Brochure and 2018-2019 Registration Form are available here as well as through high school counselors. You also may contact the EFA office by calling (269) 250-9244 or emailing Kris DeRyder.(please click class title for more information)