PROGRAMS

  • Gifted and Talented
  • Fine Arts Academy
  • Dual Language Program (Chinese, Spanish)

ACADEMICS

Overall School Rating:

  • Not Rated (Declared State of Disaster Due to COVID-19)

TEA School Report Card:

House Bill 3:

Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language

MISSION

Our mission as part of the Arlington Independent School District is to empower and engage all students to be contributing, responsible citizens striving for their maximum potential through relevant, innovative and rigorous learning experiences.

History


DEAN PATTERSON COREY, JR.

June 22, 1918 to September 17, 2001
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio

SCHOOLS ATTENDED

Oakley Elementary School
Withrow Jr. High
Withrow High School
Transylvania University, 1936-1940
University of Cincinnati, Masters Degree

LIFE AFTER SCHOOL

Joined the U.S. Army in 1941, stationed at
Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells with the Infantry Band.
Married Rebecca Ann Westmoreland, June 6 1943.
1946 Band Director at Blue Ash High School, Ohio
1947 Band Director, Springfield, Ohio
1949-1972 Band Director at Arlington High School
1972-1980 AISD Coordinator of Music Activities

HONORS

1983 Dean P. Corey Marching Band Spectacular,
held each October, featuring Junior and Senior High marching bands.
1985 AISD named the school located at 5200 Kelly Elliott after him.