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 is 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-Dade County. For more information call 305.237.3148.

Audition Application

See the NWSA Audition Application found in the Admissions menu on the left of this page.

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.


Auditions are held mid-January through February. Applicants can view their audition appointment by returning to the Audition Application page beginning January 7th. Visit each arts division page to see their specific audition requirements.

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