RSA Elective Information
The elective program is an enrichment opportunity for children who
are successful in the regular academic program, including home
study/independent study students. Its purpose is to allow students to
experience and explore different aspects of Visual & Performing Arts
(VAPA) and/or focus on a particular interest. The second through fourth
grade students are required to take at least one art elective class
during the school year. To enrich the thematic units, art will be
included during the academic day by the homeroom teacher for first
through fourth grade students.
Course descriptions are included to help with your child’s selection.
Please keep in mind that many elective programs require a monetary
commitment (materials fee), or specific dance clothing and shoes.
Classes are offered on the basis of the enrollment of 15 or more
To maximize learning within the elective program, the following expectations must be met.
- Maintain a passing grade in all classes.
- Maintain school wide citizenship standards.
- Material fee classes must be paid before the end of that
trimester. Alternate arrangements may be made at the discretion of the
- No changes in the elective schedule during the first week of the
new trimester. Students will not be allowed changes after the second
week of the trimester.