2017-18 Profile*

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Fine Arts Center

102 Pine Knoll Drive
Greenville, SC 29609
Telephone: (864) 355-2550
Fax: (864) 355-2579
www.fineartscenter.net

Grades: 9th - 12th Grade

School Location: Next to Wade Hampton High

School Directions

Principal: Helen McElroy
Email: hmcelroy@greenville.k12.sc.us

Awards and Honors

  • Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts in South Carolina
  • Kennedy Center/NSBA Arts in Education National Award (School District of Greenville County)
  • Major grants from SC Arts Commission (Arts-in-Education); SC Department of Education (Target 2000 Initiative)
  • Individual faculty awards from Fulbright Memorial Fund, Surdna Foundation
  • Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, National Endowment for the Humanities; Alliance for Quality Education, SC Arts Commission, Metropolitan Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, National Art Teachers Foundation

Student Achievement

  • National Classical Singer Magazine scholarship recognition
  • Superior performance annually in regional, state, national Solo and Chamber Music competitions.
  • Superior performance annually in SC All-State Orchestra
  • Superior performance annually in Scholastic Art awards, Regional and National, including American Visions Awards in Film/Video and Metalsmithing & Clay
  • Superior performance annually in Scholastic Writing Awards, including 2 National Portfolio winners
  • Outstanding annual scholarship recognition through The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts
  • Average 90% success rate among students seeking Advanced Placement credit in Music Theory, Visual Arts
  • 100% of 2014-2015 Fine Arts Center students graduated from our programs
  • 2014-2015 with 83 graduates received $8 million dollars in college scholarships
  • “Crashtest” an internationally recognized online magazine edited by Creative Writing students
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For a closer look...

For more in-depth information on this school including programs, course offerings, extracurricular activities, and more - visit www.greenville.k12.sc.us/fac/

If you would like information about the School Report Card rating, visit the State Department of Education Website, http://ed.sc.gov/data/report-cards/ or for more detailed testing information, visit http://ed.sc.gov/data/state-assessments/.

For more information, call INFOLine at 864-355-3100, visit our website at www.greenville.k12.sc.us, or watch The Schools Channel (Charter Cable Channels 14 and 99).

*Note: School Information is Revised Annually by December 1.