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Welcome To George Visual & Performing Arts School

George Visual & Performing Arts School is a Visual and Performance Arts-centered Magnet School located in the Northern area of Adelanto. Our students gain a foundation of creative skills to propel them into careers in media and arts, while gaining a well-rounded education. George's mascot is the Eagle, and holds over 700 students.

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Summer Enrichment Camp 2022

Parents/Guardians: New School Times for Middle Schools

SENATE BILL 328 Pupil Attendance: School Start Time

Signed by Governor Newsom in 2019, the bill requires the school day for middle schools and high schools, including those operated as charter schools, to begin no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., respectively, by July 1, 2022. This law will effect Columbia Middle School, Melva Davis Academy of Excellence and Mesa Linda Middle School.

PROPUESTA DE LEY DEL SENADO 328 Asistencia de Alumnos: La Hora de Comienzo de la Escuela Firmada por el Gobernador Newson en el 2019, esta ley requiere que el día escolar para las secundarias y preparatorias, incluyendo aquellas escuelas privadas, que empiecen no antes de las 8:00 a.m y 8:30 a.m., respectivamente, para el 1 de julio, 2022.

Parents/Guardians: Summer Enrichment Camp 2022 - Register Now

The Adelanto Elementary School District is offering a summer enrichment camp for grades K-7: June 9 to July 1, 2022. Session will be from 8 am to 12 noon. An afterschool program will be offered from 12 noon to 3 pm. Our highest priority is to provide safe spaces with caring adults, and learning opportunities grounded in student interests that can spark their engagement, foster their recovery, and prepare them for the fall. To learn more and to register, please visit your school’s web site on the home page in news and announcements or on PeachJar.

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Adelanto Teachers’ Association: College Scholarship Program for Former AESD Students

The Adelanto District Teachers’ Association (ADTA) will be awarding three $500 scholarships to eligible graduating high school seniors. If you plan to attend a college, trade or technical school and a former student of the Adelanto Elementary School District (minimum of one year). Applicants must complete the application and activity sheet.

ADTA Scholarship Packet (Information, Application)

Parents: We Need Your Guidance and Direction - Engagement & LCAP Survey

A partnership between schools and families helps develop successful and well-rounded students. This partnership provides students with more opportunities to learn and grow from a larger range of viewpoints and life experiences. When teachers and families partner together to support student achievement, students earn higher grades, attend school more regularly, and enroll in higher level courses.

Please partner with us by completing the surveys. Thank you very much!


English: District Parent and Family Engagement Survey:

Spanish: Encuesta sobre la participación de los padres y las familias del distrito:


English: Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Survey:

Spanish: Encuesta del Plan de Control Local y Rendición de Cuentas (LCAP):

Parents: Mental Health Workshops for YOU!

Parents: we understand the past two years have been challenge with the pandemic/COVID-19, now is a good time to focus on new beginnings and a bright future. Please join workshop series on Mental Health. We will discuss topics such as grief & loss, trust, substance abuse, job interview preparation, anger management and one of the favorite workshops: a personality course. English & Español.

Parent Education Classes

George Visual & Performing Arts Joins the EPA Air Quality Flag Program in the High Desert Air Quality Flag

Mrs. Lawhead's Second Grade class checks and shares the air quality with George Visual & Performing Arts School Every Day, by posting the flag with the help of School Custodian Roland Kindcaid.  A colored flag represents the air quality for that day. George VAPA is the 7th School in the High Desert to Join this Wonderful Program. If you are wondering what the air quality is like for the day, take a look at the posted flag at George. Kudos to Mrs. Lawhead and her Students.