Visual and Performing Arts

The arts play a pivotal role in the holistic development of students within a school environment. Beyond the confines of textbooks and exams, the arts provide a unique platform for fostering creativity, critical thinking, and self-expression. They enable students to explore their inner worlds, think outside the box, and develop a deep sense of empathy and cultural awareness. In the realm of academics, the arts have been shown to enhance test scores and promote problem-solving skills.

Moreover, they contribute to improved attendance and engagement, making learning a more enjoyable and meaningful experience. The arts also have long-term effects, instilling a lifelong appreciation for creativity and cultural enrichment. In a world where diversity and innovation are highly valued, arts education is a cornerstone, nurturing the skills and perspectives necessary for success in a rapidly changing society. It is vital that we recognize and support the importance of the arts in schools, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to explore, learn, and grow through artistic expression.

Come join us at Southwest Public Schools where we offer the following:


AP Studio Art
Digital Media

Extracurricular Opportunities

Art Club
Dance Club
Houston Theater District Partnership