Goals and Objectives of the Fine Arts Department at RCS
Fine Arts Vision Statement
Fine Arts Mission Statement
Fine Arts Strategy
Higher Scores -
Students with 4 years or more of arts and music study scored 29 points higher on reading, 22 points higher on math and 29 points higher on writing sections of the SAT College Board test. (College Board SAT, 2008 College-Bound Seniors: Total Group Profile Report)
Better Skills -
Arts-based learning is known to promote collaboration, creative problem solving, and the ability to apply learning across different disciplines.
More Graduates -
Schools that have music programs have higher graduation rates than those without programs (90.2% as compared to 72.9%).
For today’s students to succeed tomorrow, they need a comprehensive education that includes music taught by exemplary music educators.