Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at General Ray Davis Middle School

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Program Overview

General Ray Davis Middle School, in support of the Rockdale County Public Schools vision to offer expanded learning options, offers a rigorous fine arts program specifically targeting the performing and visual arts. The goal of the Academy for Performing and Visual Arts is to explore and develop artistic talents within young students by making the arts part of each student’s core learning experience.

The program offers:
• Discrete arts instruction in dance, theater arts, vocals, band, strings, piano, photography, video and visual arts.
• Integration of arts across other content areas: math, science, language arts, social studies.

Academy classes prepare students for the next level of performing and/or visual arts education while maintaining high academic achievement.

(Click here for PDF of 2021-22 brochure)

Application, Eligibility, and Artistic Review

Please plan to attend the Virtual Parent Information Session October 21, 2020 to learn about requirements for audition/artistic review process. Eligible applicants must complete the audition/artistic review process for final selection.

Application for the 2021-22 school year will be available November 13, 2020 through December 11, 2020 3 p.m. at

The Audition/Artistic Review date is January 16, 2021.