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Duke Ellington School of the Arts, is a high-school in Washington, DC, offering a dual arts & academic curriculum, to educate young artists!
|Mission||To nurture and inspire passion for arts and learning in talented students who might not otherwise have an opportunity to develop their artistic skills. We ensure that our students are prepared for post-secondary education and/or careers in the arts by offering an intensive arts-based program. We prepare our students to become productive citizens in our global society through our strong focus on community service.|
Named for one of America’s greatest composers, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts developed and grew from the collaborative efforts of Peggy Cooper Cafritz and Mike Malone, founders of Workshops for Careers in the Arts in 1968. The initial move into the Georgetown location was in 1971, when it was still named Western High School.
Arts Schools Network: Exemplary School 2012-2014
Mayor's Arts Award: Excellence in Arts Teaching (Koye Oyedeji, LMC)
|Founded||1968-1974 (Read our History in the Description)|
|Products||Duke Ellington provides a dual-curriculum arts and academic instruction, preparing students for higher education in accredited colleges and conservatories throughout the nation. We offer arts majors in Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Theater, Technical Design & Production, Visual Arts, Museum Studies, Dance, and Literary Media & Communications!|