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. In Elementary school, every student is taught by certified, degreed music specialists. Beginning in 6th grade, students can 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 2020-2021 school year, over 70% of all students in grades 6-12 are engaged in Fine Arts education. This percentage represents 6,557 students out of 9,305 students that attend intermediate, junior high and high school in Wylie ISD. All of the 8,844 students in grades K-5 receive Fine Arts instruction. In total, there are 15,401 students that are participating in Fine Arts programs in Wylie ISD. This grand total is over 88% of the entire student population in Wylie ISD. Fine Arts is alive and well in Wylie ISD! #wisdfinearts