Visual & Performing Arts Magnet Program

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The Visual and Performing Arts Magnet (VPA-Magnet) offers programs in Dance, Music and Visual Arts. With a strong emphasis on performance, students develop the skills and knowledge that will help them surmount on their artistic and academic goals. VPAM students have many opportunities to share their art, from performances, dance recitals and shows to art exhibitions throughout the academic year.

What is a Magnet Program?

A magnet program is a specialized educational program that enables students to take advantage of additional resources and innovative techniques that focus on their special talents and interests.

How does the magnet program benefit the student?

The typical elementary school curriculum will be enhanced with a selection of specialized courses designed    to challenge and motivate students with unique talents and specific interests.  In addition, the magnet program provides enrichment opportunities and field trips throughout the school year.

Who is eligible for the magnet program?

All students who reside in Orange County, Florida are eligible. Applicants applying for kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 1, 2020.  Parents of rising kindergarten students should select the non-OCPS option on the magnet application.  Parents must provide transportation if the applicant is not zoned for the school of choice. If a student is enrolled in a magnet program at his or her zoned school, the student will be eligible for transportation according to district policy.