Engagement in the Fine Arts is an essential part of the school curriculum and an important component in the educational development of every student in Wylie ISD.
Fine arts education in Wylie ISD begins in Kindergarten and continues through the 12th grade. Every elementary school student taught by certified, degreed music specialists. Beginning in grade 6, students choose to take Art, Choir, Band or Orchestra. Theatre Arts is added to the Fine Arts elective choices in the 7th grade. In grades 9-12 students may choose courses in Band, Choir, Orchestra, Dance, Visual Art and Theatre.
In the 2018-2019 school year, over 72% of all students in grades 6-12 are engaged in fine arts education. This percentage represents 6,140 students out of 8,499 students that attend intermediate, junior high and high school in Wylie ISD. There are 7,815 students in grades K-5. In total there are 13,955 students that are participating in Fine Arts programs in Wylie ISD. This grand total is over 84% of the entire student population in Wylie ISD. Fine Arts is alive and well in Wylie ISD! #wisdfinearts