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Folwell School Performing Arts Magnet

Arts students are excited to come to school!


At Folwell students learn in and through the arts. Students have a comprehensive schedule that meets all requirements that is infused with arts integration and daily arts instruction. Students are proud of their school and the arts accomplishments. Third graders just got their violins last week!  Our students learn to perceive and respond to the world through the arts. We believe that giving our students enriching experiences through the arts builds stronger, smarter students who are community oriented. 

We are a Pre K-8, ethnically diverse school with 50% of our population being Hispanic, 33% African American, 13% Caucasian and Asian and Native American at 2% each.  Last year our ELL academic growth was higher than the MPS' average according to the Annual Measurable Objectives (AMAO).  In addtion, 36 ESL students in grades 3-8 were exited from the ESL Program. We have the highest attendance rate in the city! Folwell provides a national award winning integrated arts program to inner-city youth.  We provide disciplinary arts instruction in dance, theatre, strings, band, vocal music, visual and media arts. We believe that the art are just as important to academic success as any other subject.  We have been impacted with losses to our arts funding.  Support the arts in school. Your donation to Folwell will help keep the arts community strong in today's young aspiring artists and future academics. 

Our midyear community celebration is a concert put on by Folwell students at 7th Street Entry. This year the transportation cost has gone up exponentially! Please donate to help us fund this concert! 

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