Welcome to Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts

Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts is a high performing, tuition-free public charter school of choice located in historic Lake Helen in Volusia County, Florida.  Founded in 2009, Ivy Hawn serves students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade providing a high-level academic program infused with a concentration in the arts.  Please take a moment to explore our website to learn more about our school’s climate, achievements and opportunities.


New School Update


  • Lion King Jr. Ticket Information Click Here

  • Thursday, February 23rd- Diversity Program- Elementary Show starts at 6:00pm and the Middle School Show starts at 7:00pm.  Must have ticket to watch.

  • Friday, February 24th- Pay $1 to wear a hat to support the Special Olympics

  • Golfing for the Arts Click Here 

Congratulations to the Illumination Senior Dance Team for their success at the Access Broadway competition this past weekend. They received 2 Platinum Trophies, 9 High Gold Trophies, and 8 1st Place in their division awards. Congratulations to Ariana Brush and Alex Nash for winning the Broadway Star award for Best Diva Duo/Trio age 13-15 for their duet. Congratulations to Mrs Kushner for being nominated for Best Choreography for the dance, “Business,” which also was nominated for Best Debut Performance age 13-19. Congratulations to Madelyn Emmons and Oliver Morris for winning scholarships!

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Congratulations to Ivy Hawn’s Elementary Theater Troupe “Hollywood & Vine” for their great success at the Access Broadway competition this past weekend. They received 1st Place in their division, High Gold and was nominated for Best Musical Theater Production. 

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If you want information about 2017-2018 Application Process see Parent Page or Click Here. Applications will be available March 1st. 


**Safety reminder to families: Lakeview Dr. can not be used as a second parent loop.  We do not have parking rights to the apartments, Creative Arts Learning Academy, or Volusia Academy of Gymnastics and Dance.  Lakeview Dr. is used for buses to exit only.  Please continue to use the front of the school for parent drop-off and pick-up.   Please click Ivy Hawn Parent Pick Up and Bus locations and Ivy Hawn Traffic-Pattern-and-Parking-Procedures for a detailed map and descriptions.  Thank you for your support in keeping all students safe!



Hello Ivy Hawn Parents! Your input and ideas are very valued.  As we continue to grow and change, we are wanting to hear from you!  Please help by completing this Parent Input Survey for the 2016-2017 School Year.  These responses will help us get better and better!

Thank you so much!



Parents please review our uniform policy with your student(s).  A letter also went home with them Friday, October 28th.  Click Here


Hurricane Makeup Days


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E-Rate Parent Survey

Dear Parents, the attached survey plays an important part in the betterment of your child’s education at Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts!  By completing this survey, we will be eligible to receive funds from a federal program called E-Rate.  These funds must be used to develop and upgrade programs as well as upgrades to our actual hardware. 
We have already met minimum requirements for the E-Rate program based on free and reduced lunch participants.  At this time, we only need 90% of our parents to complete the survey.

Thank you in advance for your help!
Kelly Conway, Principal

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