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strong correlations between quality music education in school
* Students in high
quality school music education programs score higher on standardized
tests compared to students in schools with deficient music education
programs, independent of the socioeconomic level of the school or
* 96% of high school
principals surveyed agree that participating in music education
encourages and motivates students to stay in school. 89% feel that a
high-quality music education program contributes to their school
achieving higher graduation rates.
* U.S. Department of
Education data shows that students who report consistently high
levels of involvement in instrumental music during the middle- and
high-school years show significantly higher levels of mathematics
proficiency by grade 12.
From SupportMusic.com and the National Association for Music
Did You Know...
the past ten graduating classes (2002-2011), seven
Valedictorians have been Performing Arts students.
the past ten graduating classes (2002-2011), six
Salutatorians have been Performing Arts students.
the past ten graduating classes (2002-2011), 62%
of the Top Five students in the class were Performing Arts
the past five graduating classes (2007-2011), at least 60%
of the Top 25/30 seniors were Performing Arts students. For the
class of 2010, 21 of the Top 30 seniors (70%) were
Performing Arts students. WOW!!
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