Harding Fine Arts Academy campus

Our Story

We take pride in providing a nurturing and conducive learning environment where students thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our commitment to excellence is further bolstered by the support of federal funds allocated towards various educational initiatives and programs aimed at enhancing the educational experience of our students.

At Harding Fine Arts Academy, we recognize the significance of federal funding in enriching our curriculum, expanding resources, and fostering innovation in teaching methodologies. These funds empower us to implement cutting-edge educational strategies, ensure equitable access to resources for all students, and create a diverse range of opportunities that cater to individual learning needs.

Through prudent allocation and strategic utilization of federal funds, we continuously strive to elevate the quality of education provided at our institution. Our unwavering dedication to maximizing the impact of these resources reflects our commitment to delivering an exceptional educational journey for every student.

Explore our website to discover how federal funding initiatives have positively shaped the educational landscape at Harding Fine Arts Academy, enriching the educational journey of our students and contributing to their overall success.

Esser/Cares Act

ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funding has been instrumental in supporting Harding Fine Arts Academy’s response to the challenges posed by recent educational disruptions. These federal funds are designed to address the impact of emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and help ensure the continuity of learning for our students. At our school, ESSER funds have been strategically allocated to implement measures that enhance safety protocols, improve technology infrastructure, provide academic support, and address the social and emotional needs of our students. By leveraging ESSER money, we are dedicated to fostering a resilient and adaptable educational environment that prioritizes the well-being and academic success of our students in these unprecedented times.

HFAA received $336,585.74 from the American Rescue Plan – ESSER III to be spent on:

Learning Loss

  • After School Tutoring
  • Intersession Supports
  • Academic & Curriculum Support

Socio-Emotional Support

  • Licensed Professional Counselor – Full-Time

Return to Safe Learning

  • Increased Cleaning Staff
  • Increased Maintenance Staff
  • Recouping Inflationary Utilities

Title I

Title I funding, established under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, is a crucial federal resource aimed at ensuring equitable educational opportunities for all students. At Harding Fine Arts Academy, we are proud to leverage Title I money to bolster our commitment to academic excellence and inclusivity. These funds are strategically utilized to provide additional resources, personalized support, and targeted interventions that empower every student to achieve their full potential. Through the thoughtful allocation of Title I funds, we strive to create an environment where each learner receives the necessary tools and opportunities to succeed academically and thrive in their educational journey.

HFAA received $113,557.88 from Title IA funds

IDEA/Special Education

IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) funding is a cornerstone of our commitment to providing comprehensive and inclusive education at [School Name]. This federal support is dedicated to ensuring that students with disabilities receive the specialized services and resources they need to access a quality education. At our school, IDEA funds play a pivotal role in creating an environment that fosters individualized learning plans, specialized instructional strategies, and support services tailored to meet the unique needs of each student with disabilities. Through the utilization of IDEA funding, we aim to nurture an inclusive community where every student has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive to their fullest potential.

HFAA received $71,856.29 from the IDEA