The Plano ISD art program provides a curriculum based on Discipline Based Art Education. The four disciplines of Art Production, Aesthetics, Art History, and Art Criticism come together to form art with meaning and purpose. The students learn how to think as they learn how to create. Students are engaged in activities where they see art of the highest quality, learn the elements and principles of design, and create works of their own based on the concepts taught.
All elementary schools in Plano ISD provide elementary art. The students are instucted by Elementary Art Specialists and are provided opportunities to work with a variety of materials. The curriculum has been developed according to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. The elementary currculum supports the Plano ISD Integrated Curriculum.
Middle School Art
Art is offered as an elective at all middle schols in Plano ISD. The Middle School Art Teacher encourages students to develop skills in a positive working environment. The sequential curriculum has been developed according to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.
Frankford Middle School
High School Art
A variety of art courses are offered at the high schools to meet the needs of our students. The seqential curriculum has been developed according to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Students prepare a portfolio of works that can be used for advanced course offerings. Students are provided opportunites for exhibitions and competitions.
Shepton High School