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A tuition-free public school, serving middle school students in Charles County, Maryland.

who we are

our approach

our belief

Our innovative, whole-child approach 

who we are

our approach

our belief

prepares young people for leadership in a global and creative world with arts-education, every day.  We also bring a globally-minded perspective to everything we teach.

We believe

who we are

our approach

our belief

that when students understand the many perspectives impacting our world, they are better positioned to tackle complex problems and design innovative solutions to improve our world.

The Arts at PISOTA 

Students select an intensive focus among dance, music, voice, theatre, visual arts, or museum studies and new media.

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Our Academics

Students learn their core academics using Cambridge International, a globally recognized curriculum.


Excellence in A3: Academics, Arts Instruction + Arts Integration


Global Competence, Leadership and Bilingualism


Mental Health and Holistic Wellness


Real World Experience and Access to Experts


Community Uplift

Our New Generation Model

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The PISOTA team is so thrilled to welcome interested founding families to our learning community! Phoenix International School of the Arts will open in School Year 2022-2023 for Charles County students entering 6th and 7th grade, and is tuition-free for all students.

The school enrollment window is now open.

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We're currently accepting applications for students entering grades 6 & 7 for the 2022 - 2023 school year. Click the "Apply Now" button to submit an application today.

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