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Academic Excellence With An Artistic Edge

Mission Statement

Young Audiences Charter Schools' mission is to educate the whole child through arts integration and equip our creative learners to flourish as leaders in life and learning.

At A Glance

  • 4 arts pathways for all high schoolers to choose from resulting in a nationally recognized certificate at graduation
  • Over 15 academic and arts programs
  • 1:15 student-faculty ratio
  • Over 300 creative learners participate in our afterschool program
  • 30 creative learner performances a year
  • Over 270 hours of art instruction a year received by upper school creative learners
  • 15% of creative learners
    earned honor roll
  • Over 10,000 minutes a year read by the average creative learner
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Young Audiences Charter Schools nurture creative learners who thrive socially, academically, artistically, and athletically in a culture of community and respect.

News & Announcements

Sunset Soiree Fundraising Event

Don't Miss the Sunset Soirée!


Join Young Audiences Charter Schools (YACS) for the 1st annual Sunset Soirée event! The celebration will take place on Thursday, October 2nd from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Pavilion at the Middle and High School campus at 1000 Burmaster Street in Gretna. This exciting new event is an opportunity for community members and families from all YACS campuses to come together to celebrate our Creative Learners. YACS's Culinary Arts department will be cooking up fine fare while the Jazz Band will provide sweet sounds with a Swing music flair while you enjoy libations. We are excited at the opportunity to bring students from all campuses together!


🏐 vs Sophie B. Wright

Time: 5 PM – 6 PM
Location: Young Audiences Charter Schools at Burmaster, 1000 Burmaster St, Gretna, LA 70053, USA