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A WELCOME MESSAGE FROM OUR PRINCIPAL

Welcome to the San Diego School of Creative & Performing Art—an arts focused public magnet school for artistically passionate students in grades 6-12 located in Southeastern San Diego. At SDSCPA we nurture excellence in arts and academics through a rigorous dual curriculum. Our students must be extremely dedicated and willing to persevere through challenges, failures, opportunities and successes. MORE 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SCPA

Magnet Monday Tours @ SDSCPA (10:00am)
Check under the Admissions tab for the schedule
 
 

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VISION

The San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts will set the standard for a rigorous dual curriculum in grades 6-12 in preparation for post-secondary experiences in the arts and academics. SD SCPA students engage in powerful exchanges of creativity, critical thinking, and civic responsibility inspired by an appreciation for diversity in a collaborative environment promoting lifelong learning in the arts and academics.

MISSION

The San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts commits to:

  • A rigorous scope and sequence in the arts and academics
  • Experiences with professional artists and scholars
  • An evolving and innovative framework of high standards in arts-integrated teaching and learning
  • Ample opportunities for innovation, creativity, critical thinking
  • A diverse, safe, and creative environment to unlock the potential of scholars as artists

STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES (SLOs)

Each SLO clarifies for the entire school community what students will know, understand and be able to do when they graduate from high school:

  • Scholar: An SDSCPA scholar is a critical and creative thinker with a deep-rooted passion for lifelong learning and discovery.
  • Citizen: An SDSCPA citizen is actively involved in developing an environment that is welcoming, engaging, and inclusive in a highly diverse community.
  • Professional: An SDSCPA professional strives toward excellence in preparation for success in college, career, and life.
  • Artist: An SDSCPA artist is a courageous, self-disciplined individual with a continuous desire to create authentic works of art.

School News

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!
Help Send SDSCPA Dancers to the National High School Dance Festival!
SDSCPA CUSTOM CALENDAR
Imagine a calendar with important dates from the school's master calendar combined with photos from last year's MainStage and portfolio season!
DEAR SCPA ALUMNI
A message from Principal Farson to SDSCPA Alumni
WELCOME HOME ALUMNI!
It's the Senior Song Project.
WINE FOR A CAUSE
Become a wine connoisseur for a cause!
BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER
Read this week's FOSCPA newsletter.
ADMISSIONS 2018-2019
Apply and audition to the SDSCPA for next year, NOW!
PSAT Testing
PSAT testing will occur on October 11th during periods 1-4.
REVELRY AT THE REP!
A fundraising event to benefit the SDSCPA.
ANDREA LEMAITRE AWARDED GRETA WEATHERILL AWARD
This award, in conjunction with donations, will be used to help send dance majors to the NHSDF.