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Schools and School Districts

The foundation for Starting Arts success is its partnerships with individual schools and school districts. Realistically, quality “Arts For All” education can only happen “at school”, where acquiring knowledge and skills are the focus, standards for teaching are required and student access is guaranteed. It is to their credit that these institutions not only acknowledge the value of arts education, but also recognize that quality arts education is best accomplished in partnership with professional arts educators.

  • Santa Clara Unified School District
  • Sunnyvale School District
  • San Jose Unified School District
  • Moreland School District
  • Evergreen Elementary School District
  • Campbell Union School District
  • Cambrian School District
  • Union School District
  • Los Altos School District
  • St. Justin School
  • St. Clare
  • Easterbrook Discovery School

Arts Organizations

Partnerships with local artists and arts organizations is another key ingredient to Starting Arts’ success. Since our initial pilot program, Starting Arts’ list of affiliated artists has grown from 3 to 45. Because our executive staff and instructors are all members of the local arts community, Startings Arts’ connections have fostered partnerships with other local arts organizations that continue to create unique arts experiences for our students.

Angels on Stage

ArtHouse Kids

Broadway By the Bay

Dawnrunner Productions

Renee Rocket Photography

San Jose Stage Company

San Jose Taiko

Santa Clara Vanguard

Triton Museum of Art

Retro Dome