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At Rockdale We CREATE!
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About Us

We welcome you to Rockdale Visual & Performing Arts Magnet. At Rockdale VAPA Magnet we go beyond test scores to measure our students' success. While we have a visual and performing arts focus, it is imperative that we educate the whole child - to ensure not just the academic success of our students, but also their social and emotional well-being.

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Enjoy summer activities throughout Los Angeles

Summer is the perfect time to embrace the great outdoors and take learning beyond the classroom. Let's embark on exciting educational adventures that inspire, educate, and create unforgettable memories!
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Register for a Summer of Learning

Join us from June 26 – July 25 and make the most out of this year’s Summer of Learning. Summer programs include instructional support, expanded learning, specialized programs and virtual enrichment.


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Our Mission

The vision of Rockdale VAPA Magnet is nurturing the potential of all children by having them CREATE.Through Collaboration, Rigor, Empathy, Arts, Talents, and Engagement, we build a community committed to weaving the arts and standard curricula together to create a richer and more meaningful learning experience for our students. Research indicates that the arts lead to greater academic progress as well as social and emotional growth in students. The visual arts, vocal, drama and dance are discretely taught at each grade level, and are also integrated throughout the curriculum.