The San Diego Unified School District provides a standards-based sequential course of study in creative movement and dance from middle school through high school advanced levels. Students may participate in school-wide productions and performances, as well as city, state and national workshops and festivals, and stage, film and television opportunities.

Academic Standards

VAPA Lessons
Dance (): 
Please click on the Development and Dissemination (D&D) Grant Lessons: Language Arts and Arts Integration link to the left for grades K, 1 and 2 lessons 
 | Grade 3 |Grade  4 | Grade 5 (For additional support see "Dance Videos For Grade 5")
Core Learnings

Course Descriptions

Dance Blog 

Related Resources

Contact Information

Contact Us

San Diego Unified School District
Visual and Performing Arts Department (VAPA)
Instructional Media Center
2441 Cardinal Lane
San Diego, CA 92123


Denise Lynne
Dance Resource Teacher
(858) 256-2706