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Principal's Message


Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year at East Bay Arts High School, a small college preparatory, arts-integrated high school. As the new principal, I am so excited and humbled to be joining the EBA Family!  This year promises to present many challenges as we return to in-person instruction for all students, but we are confident that the strength of our community will bring us closer together and we will collectively and individually experience incredible success.  Since its inception in 2005 and continuing to today, EBA has been a safe school where every student learns the habits of mind, body and character necessary for success. We want every student to feel seen, heard, loved and supported.  Our students can access college preparatory classes, master the state standards, complete the UC/CSU a-g requirements and grow as artists. Our cross curricular grade level projects are based in real world problems and incorporate the arts to encourage student engagement and agency.  


We are co-located on the San Lorenzo High School campus for the 2021-2022 school year as we wait to hear where our more permanent location will be in the future.  Please feel free to contact us at (510) 317-4411 for additional information and to schedule a tour of East Bay Arts. I look forward to speaking to prospective students and their families. We are a school where individuality and creativity are honored, where we believe in the brilliance of all students and where students can prepare for college while advancing their talents as visual and/or performing artists.

In service,

Alex Harp