Whitney E. Houston Academy is a part of the East Orange School District, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. Whitney E. Houston Academy offers a variety of creative and performing arts programs to students in prekindergarten through grade eight. It offers specialized instruction in the fields of art, music, dance, creative writing, and theater and drama. The school s academic curriculum includes various subjects, such as language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Whitney E. Houston Academy conducts foreign language programs in Spanish. Its staff includes teachers, teaching assistants, specialists, counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, paraprofessionals, and custodial and office personnel. The school also offers courses in physical education and technology and media studies. Whitney E. Houston Academy is located in East Orange, N.J.