The Arts at Hopkins
Esek Hopkins Middle School values the role of the arts in the comprehensive education of the whole child. Departmental curriculum is grounded within the National Core Arts Standards, and student instruction is centered within the artistic domains of Creating, Performing/Presenting/Producing, Responding and Connecting. Our faculty boast impressive backgrounds, and are committed to the artistic enrichment and cognitive development of the students at Hopkins.
National Core Arts Standards
What Are They?
A process that guides educators in providing a unified quality arts education for students in Pre-K through high school.
National Art Education Association
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) advances visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.
The International Association for School Theatre
"Shaping Lives Through Theatre Education"
National Association for Music Education
Founded in 1907, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is among the world’s largest arts education organizations, and is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.
Rhode Island Music Education Association
RIMEA is the state organization of NAfME. Founded in 1915, the Rhode Island Music Education Association is a federated state association of the NAfME.We are a non-profit organization that plays a significant role in representing all phases of music education in the schools, colleges, and universities within the state of Rhode Island.