Integrative Arts Programs in Philadelphia: An Examination of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program in Four Public Schools

Dates: 2015 - 2017

RFA served as the evaluator of an arts integration initiative launched by Philadelphia’s nationally-renowned Mural Arts Program. This two-year, mixed-methods study identified successes, challenges and lessons learned as this initiative is implemented in four Philadelphia schools. In addition, we analyzed the program’s impact on academic achievement, school behavior and attendance.