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Vista Academy - IB World School

Vista Academy - IB World School

Apply to Vista Academy for the 2018-19 School Year!

Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, IB World School, will be accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year beginning on January 9, 2018 through February 23, 2018.


On January 9, 2018, magnet school offices will begin accepting applications for all students interested in enrollment. The Vista Unified School District Magnet School Common Application (“Magnet Application”) must be completed and received by the magnet school to which the student is applying by February 23, 2018 in order to be considered for admission for the  2018-19 school year. If, after the admissions deadline and admission, targets are not reached at individual sites, the admissions deadline may be extended. Postmark is not acceptable. Post-deadline applications will be accepted after the lottery and placed at the bottom of the waitlist in the order they are received. The Magnet Application form will be available online, at the magnet school offices, and at the VUSD Student Support Services office.


Students interested in enrollment in a magnet school for the 2018-19 school year must complete a new application. Applications and waitlist numbers from previous years are no longer valid. Students under expulsion at the time of the lottery are ineligible for magnet school admissions.


Click on 2018-19 Magnet School Application/Solicitud Magnet to apply.



Magnet School Admission Procedures/Procedimientos de admision de las Escuelas Magnet 2018-19


Please contact the office to schedule a tour date: 760-941-0880


Date Time Time

Wednesday, January 10

9:00 - 10:15 AM No Tours This Afternoon
Wednesday, January 17 9:00 - 10:15 AM 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, January 24 9:00 - 10:15 AM 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, January 31 9:00 - 10:15 AM 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 7 9:00 - 10:15 AM No Tours This Afternoon
Wednesday, February 14 9:00 - 10:15 AM 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, February 21 9:00 - 10:15 AM 1:00 - 2:15 PM


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Bulldog Alumni

We want to celebrate the wonderful journeys and accomplishments of our former bulldogs. Meet our first bulldog All Star:

My name is Michelle Cruz and I am a VAVPA alumni. I am currently a Biology ...more

IB World School

Vista Academy is an International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Programme, School who is putting the "A" in STEAM.

Vista Academy is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and IB World School.

IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.


For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org




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Vista Academy IB Learners demonstrate....

Vista Academy IB Learners Are...

Vista Academy IB Learners are visual and performing artists...they dance, sing/play instruments, act and create art every week in ALL 4 arts areas.

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School Lunch

To find out more information on school lunches in Vista Unified School District, please click on the link for the Wavecrest Cafe:



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