Device pick-up will take place Monday, January 3, 2022 for students who do not have devices at home.

8:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. (Last Names A-H)
12:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. (Last Names I-Z)

Parents/Students who are in need of new devices must make an appointment with the building principal.
*The new semester will begin on Monday, January 3rd. High School/Middle School students who are starting a new class (semester class electives/credit recovery/Certiport) will receive an email to their school email address with instructions and google code for their new class.

Monday and Tuesday: Students will learn asynchronously. Please check your child’s teacher’s Classroom Dojo, Skyward, Google Classroom, SeeSaw, Facebook and the School/District Website (Garyschools.org) for instructions/assignments.

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

Derek Bodley – Assistant Principal

Shenita Walker – Assistant Principal