Welcome to the Fine, Visual and Performing Arts Home Page. New Brunswick is home to a vibrant arts community where every child has access to a high-quality arts program. We offer numerous residencies district-wide from some of the top arts organizations, including, American Repertory Ballet, State Theater New Jersey, Mason Gross School of the Arts, and the Metropolitan Opera.
We are a VH1 grantee district with over 1,000 students currently playing musical instruments. This year we received the J Dill Music Technology Grant at New Brunswick High School. Instrumental instruction begins in fourth grade and is open to any interested student. We have a thriving jazz band and a growing marching band. Will be performing at NBHS Football games and with the Scarlet Knights on Rutgers Band Day. We also have a district choir and orchestra of over 300 students.
New Brunswick High School is host to the Fine, Visual and Performing Arts Institute, where students can explore their creative passion through over 35 electives in Music, Art, Theater and Dance. When they graduate, their course work and experience provides them with the skills necessary to audition for college programs or work in their artistic field. The preparation for the institute begins in every New Brunswick K-5/8/6-8 school where students have access to courses in Concert Band, Orchestra, Choir, Visual Design, and Graphic Design. New Brunswick Middle School (grades 6-8) hosts an academy program where students can major in Concert Band, Orchestra, Choir, Visual Design, Graphic Design, Dance or Theater. Paul Robeson Community School for the Arts is our K-8 school dedicated to arts integration and immersive arts instruction.
New Brunswick Public Schools is proud of our commitment to providing high-quality arts-making opportunities to all of our students.
New Brunswick Public Schools
268 Baldwin Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Office: (732) 745-5300
Fax: (732) 418-4346
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We believe an education in the arts is essential for the life-long development of the whole person. The arts have inherent value as a unique vehicle to communicate emotions as well as ideas.