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Tara Performing Arts High School
4180 19th St
Boulder CO 80304

Contact 303-440-4510 office@tarahighschool.org



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Tara Performing Arts High School is committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone; we extend the same rights and privileges to all prospective and current students. Tara does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status or other basis prohibited by law.

  

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Visit Tara

Open house at Tara
Saturday June 15, 2019
12 to 1:30pm
View student work and chat with parents and faculty. Register today by calling 303.440.4510 and receive two complimentary tickets to the Saturday matinee!

Register

Check back for future open houses!
Call (303) 440-4510 or email for more information or to arrange to visit the school.

How to apply

Thank you for considering Tara Performing Arts High School for your high school experience. The enrollment process is as follows:
1. Contact our office by emailing, calling 303.440.4510, or fill out the inquiry submission form for more information.
2. Attend one of our Curriculum Sampler Days (optional but highly recommended).
3. Print and fill out the application in full. The downloadable application is in pdf format, and there are multiple pages to the document (teacher recommendation and math evaluation forms can be submitted at a later date if applicable). Submit the completed application, including the student and parent contracts on the substance policy, to the Tara office.
4. Make an appointment for an interview for parent(s) and student. The interview generally lasts 1-1/2 to 2 hours and includes sessions with the parent(s) and student, individually and together, and a student writing exercise.

After this process has been completed, the student’s application, visit and interview will be reviewed by the directors. Within a week, families will be notified of the decision. If the student has been accepted, an enrollment packet will be sent.

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About Acceptance to Tara

Space permitting, Tara will consider for admission all students interested in what the school offers, willing to work hard in a challenging academic program, and able to function socially in a group. We realize that some students are very gifted academically, others have learning challenges, and the rest fall in between. Within limits, we hope to be able to serve this range of needs. The level of teaching is directed towards the A or A-Honors student, but all students are eligible to earn an honors-level A when their work in a given course far exceeds what is required and comes from their own motivation and talent. In the event that we accept a remedial student, any additional support he or she will need to perform in Tara’s challenging academic environment will be the financial responsibility of the parents, above and beyond the regular tuition and fees.

Tara Performing Arts High School is committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone; we extend the same rights and privileges to all prospective and current students. Tara does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status or other basis prohibited by law.