You have good parents, thats for sure.
i should have been more specific when i said "inner city". i know i might sound racist, but i am basically the minority in my school. a huge percentage of the school's students come from struggling families in a very deprived area of my city. Its notoriously one of the worst schools in the Greater Toronto Area for drug and violence issues. Its all about the demographic of the surrounding communities, that basically determines the grade levels....
However, the art program is actually one of the best in the public system. it actually rivals private and secondary schools. There is an entire building dedicated to it in fact, which proves your point about how inner city schools can obviously no doubt sustain outstanding high achievers.
(How did i end up there? lets just say i didnt have any choice..)