Welcome to Barger Academy of Fine Arts

Barger Academy of Fine Arts - Established in 2002, Barger Academy of Fine Arts provides education to students of diverse cultures. We emphasize the arts and arts integration. Through our programs, students are given the technology, skills and knowledge to be effective members of our school community and a global society. Our campus boast a dance studio, a black box, and a full art studio. 

Tech Hotline - (423) 493-0350 - We are all learning how to teach and learn in a virtual world. A Tech Hotline has been created by Hamilton County Schools to help with any technology questions. The hotline will be open Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. After hours, you may leave a message and your call will be returned. 

Family Resources - A summer schedule for meal pick up is now available. For more information, please visit FOOD RESOURCES on the website.

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Together, we can protect the health and safety of HCS students and staff, and slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please help use keep our schools SAFE by taking the HCS SAFE PLEDGE

Magnet School Admissions Timeline

Key Dates for 2021-22 School Year


Choice Lottery Application Opens
December 1, 2020

Choice School Sibling Confirmation Letter
December 2020
School Choice Fair
Early January 2021 - TBD
Priority Deadline for Choice Lottery Application
January 31, 2021
Run Lottery
February 8, 2021
Share Lottery Results with Families
February 15, 2021
Deadline for Families to Respond to Offer
February 24, 2021

For more information about applying to Barger Academy of Fine Arts as a Magnet family visit

Click here apply -> 2021-2022 School Choice Lottery Application

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