Welcome to the MISD Fine Arts Department

McAllen ISD Does It Again! 

McAllen ISD was awarded the 2020-2021 TAEA District of Distinction Award! 

The district 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.  

Only 40 districts, met the high standard and received the outstanding honor indicating they are in the top 4 percent in art education of districts in the state.  



For the 9th consecutive year, the McAllen ISD Fine Arts Department has been chosen by the NAMM Foundation as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education"!!! A HUGE Congratulations to our incredible Music Teachers and Staff!

NAMM 2021

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2020 Best Communities for Music Education

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Meet Our Fine Arts Department Staff!

Debra Loya Thomas
Director of Fine Arts
(956) 618-6085

Victoria Villarreal
Fine Arts Secretary
(956) 618-6085

Lisa Saenz-Saldivar
Fine Arts Coordinator
(956) 632-2920

Jessica Riojas
Fine Arts Bookkeeper
(956) 618-6085

MISD Fine Arts Teaching Staff

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McAllen ISD Band Teaching Staff

Please contact us at 

Department of Fine Arts 
2112 N. Main St. Rm G20
Crockett Annex Building
McAllen, Texas . 78501