Fine Arts Elementary Schools

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    Bowie Fine Arts Academy 
    | Pre-K – 5

    Bowie Fine Arts Academy began as a traditional elementary school in 1951 and reopened as a fine arts academy in a brand new state-of-the art facility in the fall of 2018. BFAA offers an engaging and rigorous fine arts experience with an underlying primary purpose of helping students grow academically, socially and artistically.

    How to know Bowie Fine Arts Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys showcasing his/her talent.
    2. Your child has expressed an interest in the fine arts and wants to attend a school that was intentionally built to encourage and promote the arts.
    3. You want your child to be part of a unique learning community that focuses on individual student academic growth.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Fine Arts-driven program
    • One-way Dual Language program
    • After-school clubs that concentrate on fine arts including Dance, Theater Arts, Digital/Visual Arts, and Vocal Music
    • Technology-rich classrooms
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    Garner Fine Arts Academy | Pre-K – 5

    Garner Fine Arts Academy is a GPISD public school of choice for Pre-K – 5th grade that provides students with a rigorous academic environment and encourages artistic

    exploration and integration. Students will have the opportunity to experience four strands of performance and visual arts: Theatre, Art, Music and Dance.

    How to know Garner Fine Arts Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child is creative, self-motivated, and self-disciplined.
    2. Your child values learning in an arts-infused environment with self-control, discipline, focus and tolerance; all needed for artists to excel.
    3. Your child has a commitment to learning and a desire to expand their knowledge artisti- cally and academically.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Rigorous academics
    • Artistic expression and performance
    • Showcases of student work
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  • WFAA Logo Whitt Fine Arts Academy | Pre-K – 5

    The mission of the Whitt Fine Arts Academy is to expose Kinder-5th grade students to the Media Arts strand in a safe, nurturing and engaging learning environment by channeling their unique skills and talents through an integrated academic and arts program. We would be honored to be given the opportunity to prepare your student for lifelong success at the campus where “dreams come true...one student at a time.”

    How to know Whitt Fine Arts Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child would benefit from a personalized learning experience focused on literacy and math development.
    2. Your child enjoys a variety of different enrichment courses including: Music, Art, Theatre, and Media Arts.
    3. Your child has a commitment to learning and a desire to expand his/her knowledge artistically and academically.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Recognition that every student is unique in his or her strengths and challenges
    • The use of student portfolios allowing students to set individual goals and track their progress
    • Opportunities to explore various fine arts interests and participate in clubs/activities, preparing them for 6th-12th grade fine arts campuses
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  • Rayburn Steam Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy | Pre-K – 5

    Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy fosters each student’s innate curiosity and joy of discovery through science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Students are prepared to be academically successful, socially aware, scientifically literate, and respectful, responsible citizens in the global community. Student-centered, collaborative and creative problem-based learning combined with active parental and community involvement is the key to success at Rayburn.

    How to know Rayburn Elementary STEAM Academy is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys learning using a blend of fine arts, science, technology, hands-on experiences, and problem-solving.
    2. Your child is interested in fine arts or STEM career fields.
    3. Your child enjoys projects, making videos, performing in musicals, creating, and exploring.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Integrated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in every lesson
    • STEAM clubs (Aviation, Drones, Robotics, Coding, Garden, Theater, Choir, Visual Arts, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Astronomy, Ballet Folklorico, and more)
    • Blended learning model integrating technology with hands- on, project-based learning at the student’s individualized learning level
    • Six full musical productions each year, STEAM field trips, and extensive laboratory experiences
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  • Fine Arts in Traditional and other Schools of Choice Campuses

    Art and music are a designated part of the curriculum at all GPISD elementary schools. Fulltime certified music and art teachers are employed at each campus to ensure a well-rounded educational experience for each child.* Orchestra is also offered after school at two campuses: Bush Global Leadership Academy and Garner Fine Arts Academy.

     

    * Certified music teachers only at Bonham and Crockett Early Education Schools

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