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The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) programs, located at Wiley H. Bates Middle School and Brooklyn Park Middle School, serves students in grades 6-8 who live in Anne Arundel County. Students may apply to this program in grade 5.
The PVA Magnet High School Program, located at Annapolis High School and Broadneck High School, serves students in grades 9-12. Students may apply to this program in grade 8. Music students attend Broadneck High School and Creative Writing, Dance, Film, Technical Production/Arts Management and Theatre students attend Annapolis High School.
Students interested in applying to the PVA program must:
- Submit an Online Magnet Application
- Complete a PVA Audition
- Be evaluated as eligible for the program.
- If there are more eligible applicants than seats available for a program Arts Area, a computerized, random lottery will be used to access applicants.