2018-2019 Application and Audition Information

  •  The applications for all students are open now. Click the Apply button in the top-right corner.  

    Auditions for the 2018-2019 school year will take place as follows:
    Vocal Music - Friday, February 2 @ 5:00p
    Art, Orchestra, Mariachi, Theatre, Jazz Band - Saturday, February 3 @ 8:00a
    Dance - Monday, February 5 @ 5:00p

    The Audition Map is provided HERE for families to view prior to "the big day"

    Students must be academically acceptable before receiving an invitation to audition. Upon academic verification, parents will be contacted via email to schedule an appointment.

    The audition requirements for each strand are linked below. Students have the option to audition for two strands. If the student is selected for both, he/she will be placed in their first choice.

    orchestra, vocal, art

Academic Eligibility Requirements

    • Pass with an average of 80 in All Core Classes (ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science)
    • 90% Attendance rate for the current year
    • Passed all areas of the State Assessments (STAAR / EOC) in the last administration
    • Positive discipline record for the current year

Application Timeline

  • In-district students

    • October 30, 2017 – GPFAA Applications Open at 8:00 A.M.
    • November 29, 2017 – GPFAA Notifications of December Auditions
    • December 9, 2017 – GPFAA Auditions for all Strands @ GPFAA
    • January 12, 2018 – GPFAA Applications Close

    In-district and out-of-district students

    • November 13, 2017 – GPFAA Applications Open
    • January 26, 2018 – GPFAA Notification of February Auditions
    • February 2-5, 2018 – GPFAA Auditions for all Strands @ GPFAA
    • February 9, 2018 – GPFAA Notification Emails of Acceptance/Denial into the Academy Go Out to All Students

     mariachi, band, dance, theatre

Strand Requirements