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About This School

Visual & Performing Art Magnet is a public elementary school in Jonesboro. 665 students attend Visual & Performing Art Magnet and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 68% of the 665 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Visual & Performing Art Magnet is 14:1. Concordia Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 55% 50%
Black, non-Hispanic 34% 41%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 68%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is awesome! My children love it here! Maddison comes home happy every day so excited about what she has learned that day. All she talks about is what she did at school! The style of teaching is awesome. Maddison gets up every morning looking forward to going to school. She also can't wait to see her teacher.Vpa has great teachers!

  • (1 year ago)

    My step son has attended VPA for the past 3 years and we LOVE it. The teachers are all amazing and always willing to talk to parents and take extra time to help students out. The arts programs are above and beyond especially drama! The plays they put on are highly above normal middle school expectations. The curriculum is great I always feel like he is being challenged and never bored. Plus they incorporate a lot of FUN in with the work so there's always something to entertain the kids and keep them motivated! LOVE it! HIGHLY recommend.

  • (2 years ago)

    Wonderful school which has done a fantastic job with our three children. The magnet program is outstanding as are the teachers and principals. Kids absolutely love going to school here.

  • (4 years ago)

    Although the score doesn't reflect it VPA is a great school with tons of parental involvement. I live in Valley View school district but have chosen to send my children to VPA due to all the school offers including diversity!

  • (5 years ago)

    Now known as the Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School it has excelled in educating 3 of my children beyond expectations.

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