School Programs

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Our goal at Starting Arts is to offer professional arts instruction, both during the school day and after school, to every child in all of the San Francisco Bay Area communities.

As educators we understand that each school’s culture is unique. Consequently we tailor every arts program to fit the needs of the individual school. To find out more about how Starting Arts programs can work at your school, please contact Starting Arts Executive Director, Ann Watts.

Click on the program you’re interested in or scroll down to view information for all programs:

During School Programs

Before/After School Programs

Assemblies

 


During School Programs

After reading the information below, please fill out the During School Request Form to be contacted by our Program Director. For more information, email kelly@startingarts.com

If you are interested in bringing the Dance, Music, Theater and/or Visual Arts to your school during the school day, please review the general information below.

General Information:

Typical Program Length:  6, 8 or 12 weeks

Times per Week:  Typical programs meet with each class 1 day per week

Class Length: 30, 40 or 45 minutes

Grades: Any grade levels may participate.

Costs Options: The program may be paid for by School / PTA or District.  Starting Arts will produce a Service Agreement outlining rate and payment schedule.

 

Before/After School Programs

After reading the information below, please fill out the Before/After School Request Form to be contacted by our Program Director. For more information, email kelly@startingarts.com

Starting Arts provides Before- and After-School Arts Programs on school sites throughout the Bay Area. If you are interested in bringing the arts to your school, please review the general information below.

General Information:

Typical Program Length: Between 8-12 weeks

Times per Week: Typically programs run 1-2 days a week

Class Length: 1.5-2 hours

Grades: Any grade levels may participate. We encourage grouping the students in grades K-2 and grades 3-5.

Costs and Funding Options:

Option #1

If the School / PTA or District is providing all the funding there will be a deposit of $500 at the signing of the contract with the remaining amount (50%) due at the beginning of the classes. Using this format, there is no minimum number of students and a maximum of 40 students that can participate in the program. The school would collect all enrollment fees.

Option #2

If students are providing all of the funding for the program, the cost per student would be based on program selection. We would need a minimum of 25 enrolled students.

Addendum

Facilities Fees:

This proposal does not include facilities fees. Any facilities fees charged to Starting Arts by districts or schools will be added to the fees listed in this proposal. Any facilities fees charged by the district will be passed on to the participants via higher enrollment costs