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

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Snipes Academy of Arts and Design


7:45am - 2:30pm

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To increase student achievement, our school will follow the

NHCS year-round calendar beginning July 2016.

Mark your calendars!

StarSTAR Night December 20 Star

StarWinter Break--December 24-January 4 Star

StarSchool Resumes Monday Jan. 7 Star


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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.


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The mission of New Hanover County Schools, in collaboration with our parents and the community, is to strive to provide children with an opportunity for a superior education in a safe and positive learning environment where they are prepared with the skills to succeed.



WECT Channel 6 recently featured the Snipes Academy All-Star Dribbling Team

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Snipes Dribbling Team


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

Snipes Academy Rookie Teacher of the Year, Courtney Malahias, and her students

Courtney Malahias and her Kindergarten class

(Photo: Cammie Bellamy, Star News)