ABOUT US

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The Arts•Media• Performance Academy (AMP) is a small school-within-a-school emphasizing visual, media, and performing arts professional training. The Academy provides and integrated education for high school students from diverse backgrounds. Through rigorous academic inquiry, collaborative learning, and professionally guided arts training, the AMP Academy cultivates 21st century citizens, blending intellectual curiosity and academics with artistic discipline that prepares students for college and career.

Course Pathways

9th grade:

* English 1 / Honors English

* World Language 

* Mathematics

* Biology

* World Ethic Cultural Studies

* Physical Education

* Drawing/Painting (AMP)

* Visual or Performing Art Elective

 

10th grade:

* English 2 / English 2 Honors 

* World Language 

* Mathematics

* Physics or Chemistry

* World History / AP World History

* Physical Education

* Media in the Digital Age or Musical Theatre (Pathway)

* Elective

 

11th grade:

* English 3 / AP English Language

* World Language 

* Mathematics

* Science

* U.S. History / AP U.S. History

* Digital Media Design & Communication or Professional Actors Training (Pathway) 

* Elective

 

12th grade:

* English 4 / AP English Literature 

* Mathematics

* World Language / AP World Language Elective

* Science or AP Science Elective

* Civics / Economics or Advanced Placement 

* Art Portfolio (AMP) 

* Elective

 

 

 

Community Partners

Monterey Jazz Festival

Arts Council of Monterey County

Chapman Foundation

West End Festival

Open Ground Studios

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Pacific Repertory Theatre

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC)

Star Foundation

Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paraphrase Theatre

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

                    

                     A•M•P  Academy Goals:

    The Arts•Media•Performance Academy (AMP) is a small school within a a school emphasizing visual, media, and performing arts professional training. through rigorous academic inquiry, collaborative learning, and professionally guided arts training, the AMP Academy curiosity and academics with artistic discipline students are critically and technically prepared for college and career.