General Information

Admission to New World School of the Arts is determined by a performance audition or a portfolio review. For detailed information, see the audition requirements for each division. Students may audition for more than one division, though the course of study is limited to one.

New World high school applications are available October 1st through January 15th at this website. Only currently enrolled eighth and ninth graders can apply.

New World School of the Arts High School is a Miami-Dade County Public School and coordinates programs with the Office of School Choice and Parental Options/Magnet & Innovative Programs. New World is accredited for academic and arts curriculum by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for Grades 9 - 12.

In their arts classes, New World sophomores, juniors, and seniors earn dual-enrollment college credits awarded by authority of Miami Dade College. The school day consists of five hours of academic classes and three hours of arts instruction. New World offers Advanced Placement courses in all subject areas. NWSA students are subject to the academic policies set forth by Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Enrolled students must be residents of Miami-Dede County. For more information call (305) 237-3584.

Auditions

Auditions are held mid-January through February. Visit each arts division page (left) to see their specific audition requirements. You can learn more about about out school through one of our tours. Tours are limited to one student and one parent on a first come first serve basis. All tours must be scheduled on NASA Tour Sign Up Link (on the right).

High School Tour Dates

Tour dates for those applying for the 2019 - 2020 school year

Dance
October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, 2018

Music
October 11 & 25, November 8 & 29, 2018

Theater
October 11 & 25, November 8 & 29, 2018

Visual Arts
October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, 2018

Arts Block classroom tours will be approximately 30 minutes in length with a 20 minute question and answer session immediately following. Tours are limited to one student and one parent on a first come first serve basis.  All tours must be scheduled on NWSA Tour Sign Up link. Tours will meet in the Lobby of Building 5, 25 NE 2 Street promptly at 1:15 p.m.

Audition Application

M-DCPS Schools of Choice Application (yourchoicemiami.org).

Audition Requirements

Visit each arts division found in the Admissions menu on the left of this page to see their specific audition requirements. You can learn more about these requirements at our on-campus Audition Workshops.

Audition Workshops

Audition workshops on the audition process are held on campus in November and December. See each division's audition section to determine the workshop dates.  No sign up is needed for the workshops, all are welcomed.

High School Workshop Dates

Workshop dates for those applying for the 2019 - 2020 school year:

Dance
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 10-11:30 AM
NWSA, 25 NE 2nd Street
Building 5, Eighth Floor Studio, Room 5808

Music
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 7:00PM - 9:00 PM
Instrumental: NWSA, 401 NE 2nd Avenue
Building 4, Third Floor, Room 4302
Chorus: NWSA, 401 NE 2nd Avenue
Building 4, Second Floor, Room 4204

Theater
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10:00- 11:30 AM
NWSA, 25 NE 2nd Street
Building 5, Eighth Floor, Black Box, Room 5807

Visual Arts
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:00-8:30 PM
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
NWSA, 25 NE 2nd Street
Building 5, Second Floor, Room 5217

Applicants are strongly recommended to attend one of these workshops.

Audition Timeline

Applications Available: October through January 15th
Recruitment Visits at local middle schools: November through December
Audition Workshops: on NWSA campus November through December
Application Deadline: January 15th
Appointment time and date available: January 7th through February
Auditions Held: Mid-January through February
Audition Results available: March 15th

SPED and LEP students are encouraged to apply

Application

New Students must attend Summer Camp June 10 - 14, 2019.