UPPER SCHOOL ARTS

Creative arts in Annie Wright’s Upper School thrive because art is a vital component of the human experience. We believe ALL of our students can and must create—and we offer a range of opportunities for every student to practice, analyze, imagine, design and perform.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM
Students in Grades 9 & 10 may choose to take Art & Design, a skills- and project-based exploration of music, visual art and film. They can also elect to fulfill their art credits outside of school with a sanctioned activity. Many girls focus on a specific arts discipline in a two-year IB course in Grades 11 and 12, potentially earning college credits for that work.
 
CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM
Arts activities allow students to experiment or deepen expertise in visual arts, music, acting and more. Annie Wright also offers on-site music lessons in voice, piano, stringed instruments, drum and flute, including twice-yearly recitals. The Kemper Center Theater provides opportunities to be on or behind stage for major and minor productions—or just for fun!

Contact

Annie Wright Schools
Main Campus:
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

Downtown Campus:
936 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.