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  • Students with high arts participation and low socioeconomic status have a 4 percent dropout rate—five times lower than their low socioeconomic status peers. And they are twice as likely to graduate from college.

  • Students who take four years of arts and music classes score an average of over 150 points higher on the SAT than students who take only one-half year or less.

  • A recent study showed that arts education experiences reduce the proportion of students in school receiving disciplinary infractions by 3.6 percent.

  • Two-thirds of public-school teachers believed that the fine arts are among subjects getting crowded out of the school day by a focus on math and English.

  • Black and Hispanic students lack access to quality arts education compared to their White peers, earning an average of 30 and 25 percent fewer arts credits, respectively.

-- Americans For the Arts https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/arts-education/10-arts-education-fast-facts

  • As patrons of the performing arts, you provide youth with the following benefits:

    • Improved Communication Skills

    • Improved Creative Thinking

    • Better Teamwork

    • Higher Achievements at School

    • Better Focus & Memory

    • More Confidence