2150 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC  28405
Phone 910.251.6175
Fax 910.815.6974


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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.

Click here for the 2016-2017 year-round school calendar

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.



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