Fine Arts + Academies

Sample plans and ways to make it all work in Northwest ISD

So many options...

The transition from 8th grade to high school is a BIG one, and it can be a little intimidating. Everyone is talking about Your Child's Future: academies, GPA, varsity sports, endorsements, graduation plans, electives, class rank, what colleges are looking for, and required classes. Your child might want to be involved in the fine arts all through high school but you aren't sure that they can with all the requirements in place to graduate.

Here is the good news!

The great news is that with the new graduation requirements passed in House Bill 5, it is much easier to be a well rounded student and participate in multiple areas. Below you will find sample course sequences for different combinations of academies, endorsements, athletics AND fine arts for ALL 4 YEARS. Some plans don't even require any course work to be done in summer school!