2019-20 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/Center Directions

Principal: Vee Popat
Email: vpopat@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)
  • Individual faculty awards from Fulbright Memorial Fund, Surdna Foundation
  • Grants awarded from:
    • Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
    • National Endowment for the Humanities
    • Alliance for Quality Education
    • SC Arts Commission
    • SC Department of Education
    • Metropolitan Arts Council
    • National Endowment for the Arts
    • National Art Teachers Foundation
    • American Dance Festival
    • New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
    • Edinburgh Festival
    • State Department grants and tours

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 Digital Filmmaking and Metalsmithing & Clay
  • Superior performance annually in Scholastic Writing Awards, including 2 National Portfolio winners
  • Theatre and Music Students regularly featured in professional performances throughout the Greenville area
  • Outstanding annual scholarship recognition through “Young Arts” program
  • Average 90% success rate among students seeking Advanced Placement credit in Music Theory, Visual Arts
  • “Crashtest”- an internationally recognized online magazine edited by Creative Writing students
  • Multiple Architecture students “challenge examed” out of their entire first year of architecture studios (8 credit hours each) in college
  • Over $2 million in scholarships have been earned by the architecture students in the last 4 years
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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.fineartscenter.net

If you would like information about the School Report Card rating, visit the State Department of Education Website, screportcards.com.

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 October 15.