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The Academy of Performing Arts is comprised of four disciplines: dance, theatre, vocal music and instrumental music. The program provides students with a wide variety of academic options that include college preparatory, honors, and Advanced Placement (AP) courses while preparing students for post-secondary education and/or entry to careers in the performing arts.  BCIT – Medford offers an extensive range of extracurricular opportunities such as athletics, clubs, and organizations that center on chosen career themes and allows students to have the complete high school experience.
Admissions/Selection Criteria

Students will be selected to the program based on their audition to a specific concentration as well as the four criteria set by the district.

The following criteria are reviewed for admission:

  • Passing average in all classes
  • Good Citizenship
  • Attendance
  • Standardized Test Scores


Candidates who meet the above criteria will audition for one of the following performing arts concentrations:

  • Dance  
  • Theatre
  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music     


Student Experience

Students at BCIT – Medford enjoy four-block time (80 minute) classes per day with math and English running on an A/B schedule. Students will be enrolled in at least one block of performing arts every day throughout their tenure. In many cases, students will spend half of the school day in their performing arts concentration.


Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

An interscholastic program is offered to all students at BCIT – Medford. BCIT competes in the Burlington County Scholastic League as well as the New Jersey Technical Athletic Council. Our sports programs include soccer, field hockey, cross country, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, baseball, and softball.


In addition, we offer a full range of co-and extracurricular activities to enrich student life. These activities include National Honor Society, International Thespian Society, National Dance Honor Society, SKILLS USA, student council yearbook, FFA, HOSA, stage crew, Interact Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and many others.


Students are also permitted to participate in programs at their sending district that are not offered at BCIT – Medford.




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Academy of Performing Arts

BCIT – Medford

10 Hawkin Road, Medford, New Jersey 08055

(609) 654-0200 Ext. 8431

Superintendent - Dr. Christopher J. Nagy
Principal - Mr. Michael Parker