About Carr Lane VPA Middle School
Carr Lane Visual and Performing Arts Middle School is an institution seeking to combine aesthetic experiences with traditional education. The core of the program presents a total artistic educational experience including vocal music, piano, drama, mass media, dance, band, strings, harp and visual art. The challenging academic program includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, reading, communication arts, industrial technology, health, and physical education. The school is a home to a number of special education services including educable mentally handicapped, learning disabled, behavior disordered, speech and/or language impaired, physically handicapped, blind and other health impaired in either a self-contained or resource setting. The school’s academic program is greatly enhanced by its magnet focus on the arts. The success of the Carr Lane Visual and Performing Arts program is the incorporation of hands-on classroom instruction with unique opportunities for exposure to the arts.