Arts Middle School Family Update

Thursday, August 24th, 2018

Hello Arts Middle Families,

School starts this Wednesday, August 29th at 7:30! The whole school staff is back and planning amazing lessons for beginning of the year classes. We are excited to see our returning students and cannot wait to welcome new students to the Arts Middle family!
Thank You Students and Parents

School Hours

The school hours have changed for the upcoming school year.

  • Student Drop-Off is 7:25 - 7:30
  • Student Pick-Up is 2:35

Important Dates

Wednesday, August 29th - First Day of SCHOOL!!!!!!

Monday, September 3rd - No school - Labor Day

Tuesday, September 11th - Back to School Night from 6 - 8

Wednesday, September 12th - Half day - dismissal at 12:00

A Welcome from Arts Middle Staff

Parent Drop off and Pick

Parent drop off and pick up is at the front of Arts High School at 160 Huyshope Ave. Please use the round about to drop off and pick up. See the video below for more info.
Do Not Drop Off or Pick Up on Van Dyke

Phone Policy

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Dress Code

All students are expected to dress appropriately and to maintain personal appearance reflecting the high standards of Arts Middle. In order to maintain an environment conducive to the learning process the items listed below from being worn during the school day.

— Headphones and ear buds are not allowed in classrooms, the hallway, or bathrooms

— Cell phones are not allowed in classrooms, the hallway, or bathrooms

— Hats, hoods, wave caps, headbands, kerchiefs, bandanas, curlers (unless headwear is part of a student’s religious practice) should be placed in the student’s locker upon arriving to school

— Shirts need to be lock enough to cover the abdomen; No bare midriffs

— Any clothing that reveals any part of an individual’s undergarments or is transparent

— Any clothing marked with obscene, suggestive language, or indecent pictures, writing, inappropriate slogans, sexually suggestive and/or drug/alcohol advertisements

— Any item that may be used as a weapon or which may present a safety hazard to the student, other students or staff

— Flip-flops and sandals are a safety concern – It is recommended that students wear footwear with a closed toe

Students in violation of the dress code must correct the violation or remain out of the student population until a parent is able to bring in suitable clothing.

News from the office

Parents, please be sure to complete your online Power School registration. If you did not receive it, please contact our office at 860-724-0685.

Please see below for information on Food Services and free/reduced meals.

Free/Reduced Online Application:

Information on Food Services:



The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School

ALL students will achieve at high levels both artistically and academically. ALL means ALL!