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Lamar Fine Arts Academy is Austin ISD’s top choice for middle school fine arts as we strive to provide every student with a fulfilling and all-encompassing middle school experience that nurtures the whole child. Lamar provides a program for students to pursue an accelerated arts curriculum in middle school. By creating a middle school with a fine arts focus for Austin, the Academy will fill an important role in our city. The FAA will feature partnerships with arts organizations and artists drawn from the internationally recognized Austin arts community, McCallum High School, and the University of Texas at Austin.  In short, our academic programs are comprehensive and rigorous, our athletic programs are dynamic, our parent and community involvement is flourishing, and most importantly, our student body is happy. We are Lamar!

Click here for a list of FAQs about Lamar Fine Arts Academy.

The Application Window for the 2020-2021 school year will open October 8th, 2019.

Interested in Applying?

Go to your Parent Cloud & and complete the AISD Middle Choice Program Intent Form.

If not currently an AISD student,visit HERE, to make an account.

Please note: The Intent to Apply must be done to apply for any Magnate/Academy Program in AISD. You will still need to apply for each program using their program application.

Print the 2020-2021 Fine Arts Academy Application Handbook HERE

Previous Handbooks:

View the 2019 handbook

View the 2018 handbook

 View the 2017 handbook

Forms for academy students:

Production Attendance Form (verification of attendance to performances)

Change of strand form (to be filled out during the last 6-weeks of the school year)


Kerren Campa, Lamar Fine Arts Academy Coordinator
Tel: (512) 841-2180