The Harid Conservatory

  • 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students38 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Harid Conservatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28
Tuition NotesAll students admitted for the academic year receive a full-tuition scholarship.
Admissions DirectorSister Elizabeth Ross, Registrar
Admissions AssociateJanet 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.

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The average private school tuition in Boca Raton, FL is $14,397 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Boca Raton, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).