Welcome to the VAPA Department

  • The mission of the San Mateo Union High School District Visual and Performing Arts Department is to offer a rigorous, professionally led standards-based curriculum to all students, providing meaningful and significant experiences that foster critical thinking, inspire creative self-expression, and develop a lifelong appreciation of the arts. The goal of the Aragon High School Visual Arts Department is to develop student abilities to create, understand, and appreciate art.

    Students must complete 10 credits (one year) of Visual and Performing Arts courses at Aragon High School for graduation and to fulfill the University of California and the California State University admission requirements.

    External Drama Website * External Music Website