Toledo School for the Arts is a public “community” or charter school focused on providing a college preparatory academic curriculum and an intense visual and performing arts environment. TSA opened in 1999 and is located at 333 14th Street in downtown Toledo, Ohio. Admission is open to creative students in grades 6-12 who seek an educational community of peers who are serious about their artistic endeavors. TSA is sponsored by Bowling Green State University.

In addition to core academic subjects, classes are offered in music, dance, theatre and visual arts. TSA provides students opportunities to work with professional artists to expand their arts experiences and knowledge base. TSA has ARTnerships with our area’s community and cultural institutions including the Toledo Museum of Art, the Toledo Symphony, the Toledo Repertoire Theatre, the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, the Toledo Zoo and others.

Toledo School for the Arts has been rated Excellent by the Ohio Department of Education and has received national attention as a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School, a Bronze level recognition by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s top high schools and Charter School of the Year by the Center for Education Reform. The Ohio Superintendent of Education, Susan Zelman, named TSA a School of Promise.

TSA graduates earn admission to our nation’s finest institutions of high education and win outstanding academic and arts scholarships. Creative students find a welcoming artistic environment that challenges and celebrates the arts.

The Toledo School for the Arts does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, religion, gender, ancestry, national origin, social or economic background.

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About TSA

Toledo School for the Arts fulfills every student's intellectual, ethical, social, emotional and physical potential by integrating an UNSURPASSED arts curriculum with superior college PREPARATORY academic programs to prepare LIFE-LONG learners with a passion for the ARTS, respect for others, and an ACTIVE commitment to diversity and the COMMUNITY.

School address: 333 14th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604

School phone number: 419-246-8732

FAX: 419-244-3979

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Come visit our great school in downtown Toledo! To schedule an appointment please call 419-246-8732 x217. To experience performances and artwork by TSA's talented students, we recommend that you attend a First Friday event. On the first Friday of each month of the school year, TSA proudly welcomes the community to our campus to come see what we do.

To learn more about Charter Schools, visit the following websites for more information!

The Center for Education Reform

National Charter School Resource Center


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