Fine Arts

Art education in Fairfax County Public Schools is a core discipline, essential to the growth and development of all students.

The sequential art curriculum for grades K-12 is organized in three strands:

  • PROCESS: idea development, planning, material processes, and reflection
  • PRODUCT: media, techniques, subject matter, content, craftsmanship, and presentation
  • UNDERSTANDING: art history, cultural context, criticism, aesthetics, and art vocabulary

Fine Arts Course Offerings

Art 1-4, Computer Graphics 1-4, and Photography 1-4 are the standard course offerings at the high school level. Also available is Animation, Ceramics and International Baccalaureate-IB Arts.

  • STUDIO ART & DESIGN 1 
  • STUDIO ART & DESIGN 2
  • STUDIO ART & DESIGN 3 
  • STUDIO ART & DESIGN 4: PORTFOLIO PREPARATION
  • COMPUTER GRAPHICS 1 
  • COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2
  • COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3
  • COMPUTER GRAPHICS 4: PORTFOLIO PREPARATION
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 1
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 2
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 3
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 4: PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

The department administrator for Performing Arts is Jamie Carayiannis | jbcarayianni@fcps.edu | 703-642-4141

RISING 9TH GRADERS FINE & PERFORMING ARTS COURSE OFFERINGS

Rising Freshman Course Offerings

CURRENT FINE & PERFORMING ARTS COURSE OFFERINGS

Rising 10th - 12th Grade Course Offerings