2150 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC  28405
Phone 910-251-6175
Fax 910-815-6974


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Enjoy the Snipes Academy presentation of

Disney's "The Lion King KIDS"

Lion King Kids Video


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To increase student achievement, our school will follow the NHCS year-round calendar beginning July 2016.

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Click here for the 2017-2018 year-round school calendar

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Our Mission

To be the best and the brightest in all that we do!

Our Vision

Snipes Academy of Arts & Design is the preferred educational institution in New Hanover County providing a complete integration of the arts in all educational areas. Our school is a safe and positive place to learn and work. We thrive academically, socially, and
artistically and are successful 21st century learners. As a true magnet school, we have a diverse population with a large cross-section of cultures.


The mission of New Hanover County Schools, in collaboration with our parents and the community, is to strive to provide children an excellent education in a safe and positive learning environment where they are prepared with the critical skills to reach their full potential for a world yet to be imagined.



Congratulations to our Assistance League

Grant Award Winners!

Grant Presentation

From L-R: Nancy Taverna, Michaela Moran, Sharon Dellinger, Danielle Mortensen, Ieashea Seales, Mandi Kausak, Beth Forbes, Kaitlin Yadlosky


Congratulations to the Snipes Academy nominee for Rookie Teacher of the Year, Courtney Malahias!

Courtney Malahias

Courtney Malahias and her Kindergarten class

(Photo: Cammie Bellamy, Star News)