Band and the Advanced Performing Arts Program at Spruce Creek High School
Mission and Vision
Our mission is to provide high quality performing opportunities and instruction for students that are gifted in the Performing Arts. It is our vision that students will benefit from the outstanding academic foundation at Spruce Creek High School to prepare them in higher education and future careers in the performing arts.
Joining the Advanced Performing Arts Program at Spruce Creek High School will create a vastly beneficial educational opportunity for students that are gifted in the performing arts in Volusia County. The arts are a vital part of the Port Orange and Volusia County that enrich our schools and communities. Our goal is to make Spruce Creek High School one of the nation’s premier schools in the performing arts.
Objective and Goals
To promote an environment for all students to experience the arts to enrich their education through co-curricular and collaborative efforts.
To promote and sustain the high academic achievement at Spruce Creek High School.
To provide students opportunities to earn industry certifications.
To build a collaborative performing arts community at Spruce Creek High School and the Port Orange Community.
To provide students with the opportunities to receive specialized tutoring and mentoring from professionals in their field of study.
The Advanced Performing Arts Program at Spruce Creek High School offers a four-year, full academic curriculum, which includes honors, dual enrollment, advanced placement, and International Baccalaureate courses. The advanced intensive arts curriculum includes dance, vocal, band, orchestra, jazz, piano, and theatre (including performance, technical, and musical theatre). A minimum of 8 courses in the student's performing arts major is required. It is suggested that students take 12 courses to fully immerse themselves in the performing arts curriculum.