Welcome to Savannah Arts Academy

Savannah Arts Academy is a specialty-programs high school dedicated to the visual and performing arts, and is part of the Savannah Chatham County Public School System. The school offers a 4-year specialized and rigorous arts program which includes opportunities for students to major in communication arts, dance, theatre, visual arts, piano, chorus, band or orchestra.

The mission and vision of SAA is to ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels and From school to the world: All students prepared for productive futures. The quest at Savannah Arts Academy is to develop graduates who exemplify academic and artistic excellenc.e  With high academic standards and dedication to their artistic field of study, students not only discover and develop their artistic talents, but are adequately prepared for future careers and college experiences. Savannah Arts Academy was voted as the #1 high school in Georgia, Named in Newsweek’s list of Best American High Schools, GA “School of Excellence”2007-2011, and received the GA  “Platinum Award” from 2005-2011, U.S. News and World Report magazine named SAA a silver-award winning school, placing us in the top 500 schools in the nation, Named AP Honor School in 5 categories:   AP Challenge Schools, AP Merit Schools, AP STEM Schools, and AP STEM Achievement Schools, 2011, Gold and Silver winners in Scholastic Art and Writing competition with works displayed in Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., AP Studio Art Drawing was featured on the 2010-2011 AP Studio Art poster sent to all participating USA and international school.