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High School for Contemporary Arts

Total Students, 497

High School for Contemporary Arts (HSCA) is a collaborative learning community that combines a challenging curriculum drawing connections between the humanities, science, math and the arts with an intensive training program in the arts. We use state-of-the-art, 21st-century media technology.

2 cool things about HSCA

  • Through our partnerships, our students have the opportunity to participate in special programs, performances, exhibitions, mentorships and internships.
  • Our arts studios bring together study in the traditional arts (dance, theatre, fine arts and music) with study in the contemporary arts (film, video/
    sound production, multimedia, graphic design and animation).

2 things you should know about coming here

  • This school offers boys and girls PSAL sports.
  • HSCA offers opportunities to participate in College Summit and College Now programs.

How to get in

Priority is given to Bronx students or residents who sign in at an information session, then to NYC residents who sign in at an information session, then to Bronx students or residents and then to NYC residents. Please call the school for Open House dates and times.