"There is a direct correlation between improved SAT scores and the length of time spent studying the arts. Those who studied the arts four or more years scored 59 points higher on verbal and 44 points higher on math portions of the SAT than students with no coursework or experience in the arts."
-The College Board, Profiles of SAT and Achievement Test Takers
PAH programs have received numerous distinguished awards
“In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities….the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country.”
–Paul G. Allen, Co-Founder, Microsoft
Academically, PAH students receive support not only from their artistic community, but also from the support of Pomona's outstanding staff both in and out of the program.
- 9 PAH seniors of the class of 2018 received $1,263,275 of Pomona's $4,209,775 in scholarships!
- PAH students consistently exceed almost every college ready benchmark on SAT.