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Arizona Seal of Arts Proficiency

High school visual and performing art students have the opportunity to earn the Arizona Seal of Arts Proficiency.  The arts seal is awarded to high school students who meet rigorous standards and have demonstrated artistic literacy and high levels of competency in media arts, visual arts, dance, theatre, or music.    Students must meet certain requirements to qualify, which include achieving a minimum “B” average on all approved arts courses, completing a minimum of 4 credit hours of approved arts courses, completing 80 hours of arts-related extracurricular activities, and a senior capstone project. 

The goals of the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency are: 

  • To celebrate students who demonstrate high levels of proficiency in the Arizona Arts Education Standards through personal expression and creative experiences in arts education programs 

  • To identify pathways of artistic literacy that cultivate skills for 21st-century success 

  • To prepare students for college and career readiness, including active participation in the creative industries sector 

  • To promote increased access to well-rounded, high-quality arts education across the state

For more detailed information on the Art Seal process please click on the link below. 

Dysart Art Seal by the Numbers

Discipline SY 19-20 SY 20-21 SY 21-22 SY 22-23 SY 23-24
Visual Arts 2 3 10 25 51
Music 29 35 66 68 110
Dance 10 11 22 35 43
Theatre 6 6 9 10 24
Media Arts 0 5 0 0 0
Total Number of Seals 47 57 107 138 228