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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.

We strive to be an inclusive and safe educational setting for all of our Creative Learners regardless of gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religious belief, or exceptionality.

At A Glance

  • Over 2,000 creative learners served in the greater New Orleans area
  • Over 300 creative learners participate in our afterschool program
  • 4 arts pathways for all high schoolers to choose from resulting in a nationally recognized certificate at graduation
  • Over 15 academic and arts programs
  • 30 creative learner performances a year
  • Over 10,000 minutes a year read by the average creative learner
  • 15 different sports offered
  • Over 270 hours of art instruction a year received by upper school creative learners
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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

YACS Westbank Winter Fest Open House! Featured Photo

YACS Westbank Winter Fest Open House!

Saturday, December 2nd
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 1000 Burmaster St. Gretna, LA 70056

To reserve a spot at our Winter Fest, please fill out the form below. We look forward to having you join us for the festivities!
Bring a Prospective Family, Both Families Receive:
Exclusive YACS Swag Bag!
Current Students Receive a Special Incentive for School Use!

Open House * Photos with Gentilly Santa * School Tours * Gumbo w/ Grilled Cheese * Student Auxiliary Performances * Hot Chocolate * Cookie Decorating * Crafts * Art Exhibits * Textiles & Fashion Design Pop-up Shop * Gaming Truck * Bounce House
Casa abierta del festival de invierno de YACS Westbank Featured Photo

Casa abierta del festival de invierno de YACS Westbank

Sabado, 2 de Diciembre
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
1000 Burmaster St. Gretna, LA 70056
Para reservar un lugar en nuestro Winter Fest, complete el siguiente formulario. ¡Esperamos que te unas a nosotros para las festividades!

Si traes a una familia prospectiva, ambas familias recibirán:
¡Una exclusiva Bolsa de Regalos YACS!
Los estudiantes actuales recibirán un incentivo especial para uso escolar.
Jornada de puertas abiertas * Fotos con Gentilly Santa * Visitas escolares * Gumbo con queso asado * Actuaciones auxiliares estudiantiles * Chocolate caliente * Decoración de galletas * Manualidades * Exhibiciones de arte * Tienda temporal de diseño de moda y textiles * Camión de juegos * Casa de rebote