Betsy Ross Arts School

150 Kimberly Avenue
 New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: 475-220-5300
 Fax: 203-946-5824
Grade Levels: 5- 8
School Population: approx. 480
Hours: 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM
Principal: Shawn True

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Mission Statement
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is an Interdistrict Middle School with an emphasis on the  arts. It is designed to meet the needs of a population diverse in culture, academic skills and learning styles. It is an environment where every child can begin to realize and appreciate his or her individual development. Children are taught to see, think and learn in ways they have never been exposed to previously.

  • Performing & Creative Arts Middle School -Dance - Modern, Jazz, Ballet -Instrumental and Vocal Music -Theater Arts -Visual Arts -Drawing, Painting, Photography, Video -Creative Writing -Staffed by Certified Teachers & Professional Artists


  • Comprehensive Academic Program -English, Math, History, Science, & Languages -Rigorous Standards-Based Curriculum -State of the Art Technology and Internet Access


  • Library Power School -New Multimedia Library Center


  • School Development Program -A Focus on Child Development Theory -School-Wide Planning and Decision Making


  • University / Community Partnerships -Quinnipiac College Scholars Program -Shubert Theater Artist in Residency Partnership