After-School Arts Academy

ASAA is a one-of-a-kind program that gives children the chance to explore through creative experiences, while receiving a high-level arts education and making new friends in a diverse community. Each day features a different artistic focus, and begins with an interactive tutoring session geared towards collaborative problem solving, goal setting and self-reflection. This flexible and affordable program allows families to choose between enrolling for one, two, three or four afternoons.

Enrollment is ongoing!

Who: Students in grades 3-5
Where: Neighborhood Music School, 100 Audubon St., New Haven
When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday and/or Friday 3:30-6:00 pm* 
     *Families have a choice of registering for one, two, three or all days. Students with late dismissals should contact Student Services at 203-624-5189.
Why: To offer creative outlets and critical after-school care for students, centered on:

  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Goal setting
  • Enhancing written communication skills
  • Practicing speaking and listening to improve oral communication
  • Developing a “growth mindset”, allowing students to embrace their true potential

Each day starts with snack and an interactive tutoring session centered on journal writing, self-reflection, conversation and academic support. Program features public presentations of original works by the participating students in collaboration with each other and NMS faculty and tutors/mentors. Each 17-week session (T, W, Th or F) is just $500. Our program provides exciting, creative and high-quality after-school care for less than $30 a day!

For SLIDING SCALE TUITION, please complete FORM and return to NMS.

Sliding scale for cost of tuition makes this an affordable program for all.
If your family’s income is:
up to $70,000 = tuition is free
$70,001 – $85,000 = $250 for 17 weeks (T, W, Th or F)
$85,001 – $100,000 = $375 for 17 weeks (T, W, Th or F)
over $100,000 = $500 for 17 weeks (T, W, Th or F)

Tuition will be prorated based on start date.
Call NMS Student Services at 203-624-5189 for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors:

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