Idyllwild Arts Academy – Prestigious Programs, Global Student Body
Nestled in the scenic pine forests of Southern California’s San Jacinto Mountains, Idyllwild Arts Academy has trained high school students in traditional academics with a focus on the arts since the 1940s. The prestigious college preparatory school draws students from thirty countries around the world to its renowned programs in music, art, theater, dance, film, creative writing, fashion, and more.
Welcoming International Students
The academy’s ESL program immerses international students in an all-English classroom environment. Whether in Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced courses, class size is limited so teachers can give individual attention to every student.
Location, Location, Location
Strategically located in a natural environment to encourage artistic creativity and personal growth, Idyllwild is also a mere two hour drive from Los Angeles. This offers unique opportunities for students to visit film sets, museums, and theaters – not to mention work with mentoring professionals in these exciting fields.
Learning Amongst the Best
Idyllwild students are dedicated and passionate about their education. Admission is competitive and an audition or portfolio is required. The academy is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).