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Encyclopedia > Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts

Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts, or LVPA, is a 4 year Charter High School located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, in the United States. LVPA is located minutes away from historic downtown Bethlehem, the heart of the Lehigh Valley community. Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City  19. ... Northampton County is the name of several counties in the United States: Northampton County, North Carolina Northampton County, Pennsylvania Northampton County, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


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The Lehigh Valley Charter High school for the Performing Arts first opened in September 2003. The school offers majors in Dance, Figure Skating, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theatre, and Visual Art.



LVPA provides a rich and comprehensive educational program for students grades 9 through 12 who have talents and potential in both the academics and the Arts. Admission to LVPA is based on audition.


Students commute to the school everyday, drawing students from over 40 surrounding Pennsylvania school districts.



The student population is 390, with a high degree of ethnic and social diversity; There are 80 students in the current senior class or 2007.


The faculty numbers 40, with 33 percent having advanced degrees, with an average of 7.5 years teaching experience. The current staff to student ratio is 1 to 9.6.



Most students spend half of their school day studying in their artistic areas, and the other half of the day in academic classes. There is no tuition at LVPA because it is a charter school. Charter schools are publicly funded elementary or secondary schools in the United States which have been freed from some of the rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to other public schools, in exchange for some type of accountability for producing certain results, which are set forth in each charter school...



All Students receive a GPA based on a 4.0 scale; however, LVPA does not rank and no courses are weighted. Pass/Fail courses are not included in the GPA.


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS


English – 4 credits


Science – 3 credits


Mathematics – 3 credits


Internship – 1 credit


History – 4 credits


Foreign Language – 2 credits


Performing Arts Major – 16 credits


Graduation Project


TOTAL REQUIRED: 33 CREDITS


External link

  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts Official Web Site.

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