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Enabling the Development of the Artistic & Academic Potential of Each Student

SCPA is a world-class public K-12 arts school where dedicated students prepare for a lifelong involvement in artistic and scholastic pursuits.

The mission of SCPA is to foster independent thinking in a creative and challenging environment. By providing a diversified curriculum and environment for bright and talented individuals, we seek to offer preparation for higher education and professions in the arts.

What’s Happening at SCPA?

CPS to honor the legend who created it...
New podcast series in which host Clyde Gray and CPS Superintendent Laura Mitchell discuss strategic priorities...
Nomination Period for 2018 Cincinnatus Awards Now Open...
Mr. Lannis J. Timmons of Cincinnati to serve on the Board through 2019...

Artistic Program

SCPA is extremely fortunate to have the Mayerson Artistic Excellence Program. Through a generous grant each year from the Mayerson Foundation, high school students have the unique opportunity to work with visiting artists from around the world. Here is a glimpse into the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

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Help us Make the Magic!

The SCPA FUND is a non-profit organization created to support the mission of academic and artistic excellence at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

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