The HARID Conservatory

2285 Potomac Road,
Boca Raton, FL, 33431-0334
Tel: (561)997-2677
Grades: 9 - 12 | 46 students
The HARID Conservatory, in Boca Raton, Florida, was established in 1987 to provide superior professional training for gifted young dancers.
Students from across the United States and from other countries are selected for enrollment through audition.
Artistic talent and physical capability are the main criteria for admission.
HARID’s fine-arts curriculum is tuition free for all students during the academic year.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 46 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade The HARID Conservatory Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 28
Tuition Notes All students admitted for the academic year receive a full-tuition scholarship.
Admissions Director Sister Elizabeth Ross, Registrar
Admissions Associate Janet Trivino, Admin. Asst.

School Notes:

  • HARID offers high-school-age students comprehensive ballet training and an enriched academic education within a carefully supervised boarding-school environment. The four-year curriculum includes ballet and related dance courses (pointe, variations, partnering, men’s work); character, modern, jazz, and Spanish dance; Pilates; music studies; dance and music history; nutrition; kinesiology; ballet pedagogy; career-related seminars; and dance performance.

    Academic studies are undertaken on campus via a structured and supervised virtual-school program utilizing Aventa Learning’s award-winning curriculum.Graduates receive a high-school diploma and, for those who qualify, a HARID Conservatory Certificate of Completion.

    Each year, a four-week Summer School is offered for students 13–16 years of age. Auditions for the Summer School are held in January and February each year.

    HARID is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance and is recognized as a high school by the State of Florida. Aventa Learning is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission.
  • Profile last updated: 01/23/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pope John Paul II High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Crest School At Boca Raton (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Spanish River Christian School (0.9 miles away)
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