Through a structured and supportive environment, Utopian Academy for the Arts (UAFA) will develop the academic and artistic talents of students, and prepare them to enter and succeed in the global society with proficiency to enroll in the college, university, or specialty school of their choice.
Enrollment Information *Coming Soon*
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Q: Is UAFA High School a free, public school?
A: Yes. UAFA High is a locally-approved, free public charter school that will be the newest addition to the high-performing Utopian Academy Charter School Network.
Q: What are the school boundaries for enrollment?
A: UAFA High will enroll students who live in neighborhoods zoned for Clayton County Schools. As the school grows and flourishes, we may expand our geographic boundaries to include other students from other school districts.
Q: Who can enroll in UAFA High in August 2022?
A: School attendance will only be open to freshmen and sophomores who are in grades 9-10. In year two, we will grow to grade 11. In year three, we will serve grades 9-12.
Q: How can I find out more information about UAFA High?
A: Please visit the UAFA website at utopianacademy.com and click our high school link for more information. You can also call the school at 470-446-1070.
Q: Will my student need to audition or take prerequisite classes to qualify for enrollment?
A: No. Enrollment is open to all students based on capacity. Please contact the school to join our waitlist. If we receive more applications than we have seats to accommodate students, we may have to hold a lottery.
Q: Will students from UAFA Middle School have a priority preference for admission from other students?
A: Yes, students from UAFA Middle will have guaranteed admission.
Q: Will UAFA High offer traditional academic courses such as honors and Advanced Placement classes?
A: Yes. UAFA High will offer a full slate of in-person and some online classes that prepare scholars for the rigors of college. In addition, students who enter the dual enrollment program can earn credits toward an associate’s degree.
Q: Why should I take a risk on enrolling my child in a new high school?
A: While UAFA will technically be a new school, it will be a continuation of the innovative college preparatory model that has been educating scholars successfully at UAFA Middle since 2014. Students will receive a high-quality education in a program with a pipeline to post-secondary and career pathways, offering both academic advancement and economic opportunities. By utilizing an industry specific hands-on approach to learning, students will develop an understanding and appreciation for the entertainment industry.
Q: What industry partnerships will UAFA High have in its inaugural year?
A: UAFA High will open with established partners including, the Technical College System of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Film Academy, and Trilith Studios, The Alliance Theatre, Toon Boom Animation and Morehouse College.
Q: Will students really receive hands-on experience in the entertainment industry?
A: Yes. UAFA currently offers our middle school students some of those same opportunities. Our high school students will be trained at a more advanced level, however. They will participate in job shadowing and service-learning apprenticeships and internships.