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Fine Arts Department

Socorro ISD Fine Arts believes that experience in the arts is a lifelong vocation for all students grades PK – 12. Our goal is to produce and maintain a comprehensive program for students at all levels that will inspire them to explore and develop their appreciation and talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.

2022 Best Communities for Music Education

Best communities for Music Education 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021

Socorro ISD is one of 4% of school districts in the nation to receive the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) distinction.

2021 District of Distinction Texas Art Education Association, Socorro Independent School District

2022 District of Distinction Texas Art Education Association, Socorro Independent School District

SISD Fine Arts has been named a 2023 District of Distinction by the Texas Arts Education Association for the third year in a row.

SISD received the honor for providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum to inspire creativity and build social emotional learning that connects learners to their community and beyond.

2023 Thespians Premier Communities

SISD has earned the Texas Thespians Premiere Communities forTheatre Education Award. This program recognizes and honors school districts that provide theatre programs with the resources to achieve above standard, as rooted in the Educational Theatre Association’s Opportunity to Learn Standards, Texas Theatre Knowledge and Skills for Fine Arts (TEKS), and support of International Thespian Society Troupe involvement.


Socorro ISD has been honored with the distinction of being named a Premier Community for Theatre Education for its outstanding commitment in the field. The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide theatre access and education to all students.


Congratulations Socorro ISD on receiving the prestigious TxETA Awards of Distinction recognition.
This remarkable achievement is a testament to the unwavering dedication, tireless efforts, and exceptional leadership that your district has demonstrated to the community. The unwavering commitment to providing an enriching and nurturing educational environment has resulted in a well-deserved recognition by the TxETA Awards committee.