A School Where Dreams Come True...

    Our passion is to create magic everyday for our students, our staff, our parents and our community. Throughout the halls of our school students imagine, explore, and create.


    Our charge is to foster creativity and a love for the arts. Whether as a performer, an entrepreneur, or a patron, students at Booker T. are challenged to dream and dream big.


    Our vision is to be the premier performing, visual arts and academic high school in the United States and to serve as a national model for excellence in teaching, learning and professional experiences.


    Our mission is to provide intensive training in the arts and academics and to ensure students graduate ready for college and the professional work force.


    Our Motto is... ARTS! 

    We believe: 

    • Every student can succeed both artistically and academically
    • The arts are vital to civilization, and we have a responsibility to propagate this belief
    • Hard work and determination open doors to success
    • We will perform and behave with diligence, respect and integrity in everything we do
    • Success in life is measured in multiple ways
    • BTW is a part of a larger community in the Dallas ISD and the Dallas Arts Community


    BTWHSPVA has as its mission:

    To provide intensive training in the Arts and Academics for career and college readiness.