As of today, 8/12/2020, the start of school has been postponed until Monday, August 17th due to power outages. Laptop distribution will continue on Monday at your home school. For assistance with your Chromebook, please fill out a ticket with the IT Help Desk. Food Distribution will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays. Check below for distribution schedule and information for food pick-up.

Vision Statement

Gary Middle School for the Visual and Performing Arts


The vision of Gary Middle School for the Visual and Performing Arts is to ensure that each scholar develops his or her academic, artistic, and personal potential by integrating rich and rewarding academics experiences with the fine arts in a safe, orderly and nurturing environment.


Preparing our scholars through rigorous academics and the fine arts for the world tomorrow.


All 6th, 7th, and 8th students will have a full complement of courses that will include math, science, language arts, social studies, physical education, foreign language, and College and Career Readiness Classes. Our school will be enhanced by the incorporation of the exportation of Band, Choir, Dance, Theater, Orchestra, and Visual Arts.

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Gary Middle School for the Visual and Performing Arts

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301 Parke Street

Gary, IN 46403



Antoinette Dixon, Principal

Shenita Walker, Assistant Principal

Derek Bodley, Dean

Contact GCSC
Doing what is best for students today, tomorrow, everyday.
  • 9th Avenue & Gerry Street
  • (219) 881-5466
  • info@garycsc.k12.in.us