• Encore Fine and Technical Arts Academy

  • Our mission as Bayside High School’s Fine and Technical Arts Academy is to prepare and empower students to develop their unique artistic talents and skills in order to contribute to the creative industry and their community.  Encore is a small learning community which follows an arts integrated curriculum. Students in the program select a major in one of the eight arts disciplines:

    • Band
    • Orchestra
    • Chorus
    • Studio Art
    • Theater
    • Digital Design
    • Drafting
    • Television Productions 

    Click below for course progressions and application information.

    Encore Academy: Program Information Packet

  • Application Window

    • Educational Program Option Timeline

      January 15, 2024 EPO Applications are available online

      February 23, 2024 Application(s) due on the Family Dashboard by 4pm

      March 4, 2024 Lottery for Secondary Schools

      March 4 - 8, 2024 Notification via Family Dashboard of Seat Offering or Waitlist Status

      April 8, 2024 Deadline for New Applicants to Accept or Decline Offered Seat

      April 15  Waitlist Applications are available online


    • The WAITLIST application window will be open April 15, 2024. Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    All new students interested in participating in Encore for the 2023-2024 school year MUST complete an online application. 

    Students are currently accepted in the order in which they apply. 

    If you are ZONED for Bayside High School, click here.

    If you are NOT ZONED for Bayside High School, Click here. 


  • For more information or questions contact:

    Tim Shiflet

    321-956-5000 ext. 21560