• Fine Arts Logo Fine Arts in West Aurora SD129

    West Aurora School District 129 includes quality instruction in the arts at every level of education.  


    Elementary School

    • Weekly art class (50 min/week)
    • Weekly music class (50 min/week)
    • Instrumental music beginning in 5th grade
    • Extracurricular performance opportunities (choir, drama, dance, drum club) vary from school to school

    Middle School

    • 6th and 7th grade art class every day for one quarter of the year
    • 6th and 7th grade music class every day for one quarter of the year
    • 8th grade art class (elective) every day for a full year
    • 8th grade choir (elective) every day for a full year
    • Instrumental music every day for students who play an instrument
    • Gifted art instruction for qualifying students
    • Extracurricular performance opportunities such as Choir and Drama

    High School   See below for the list of WAHS Fine Arts Courses or download it here.

    • Extensive study in six studio art areas
      • 3-D (sculpture & metalwork)
      • Computer Art
      • Drawing
      • Graphic Design
      • Painting
      • Photography
    • Comprehensive music instruction for over 20% of the school's population
      • Seven curricular bands
      • Six curricular choirs
      • Five extracurricular jazz bands
      • Three extracurricular vocal ensembles
      • AP Music Theory
      • Dual Credit Music History course
      • Marching Band
      • Pep Band

    Questions? Please contact Jonathan McLear, K-12 Fine Arts Curriculum Coordinator

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