UpGrade Media Arts is a tuition-free public charter school designed to prepare students to excel academically, develop critical thinking, literacy and leadership skills, and present original film, television radio, recording arts and podcast projects through a social justice lens. While our school has a strong emphasis on the media arts, our design prepares students to thrive in any industry. Our students receive and educational experience that includes personalized instruction and academic scheduling. Prior to graduation, students will acquire internships, apprenticeships, employment opportunities or acceptance into accredited colleges or universities of their choice.
Our staff are licensed teachers, social justice practitioners and media arts professionals practicing their craft in locations spanning across the United States.