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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

FRIENDS FORUM 

Friends of SCPA encourages you to sign-up for our newsletter, Friends Forum, that will be sent monthly to your email. 
 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Lorca in a Green Dress/Inside Out
Lorca - May 17 & 24 @ 2:30pm and May 18, 19, 25, & 26 @ 7:00pm
Inside Out - May 17 @ 4:30pm and May 18 & 19 @ 6:00pm

  

 

All auditioners for high school and middle school will be notified of acceptance mid-January 2018 in line with the district's allocation procedures. Thank you for auditioning!

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

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Please be sure your student attends school regularly.
PROMOTION & GRADUATION LEIS
Pre-order your 8th grade promotion and high school graduation leis now!
APRIL FRIENDS' FORUM
Did you know? The cost of an arts education is an additional $450 per student
ANNUAL MASHUP FUNDRAISER CANCELLED
All tickets previously purchased will be refunded electronically.
SUMMER SCHOOL
Parents of students whom have received D/F grades
FOSCPA Newsletter MARCH
Don't Miss the Music Department's Main Stage Debut This Season!
REFLECTION ON NATIONAL SCHOOL WALKOUT
A note from Principal Farson.
FOSCPA NEWSLETTER MARCH
Save the date for the MashUp Fundraiser.
AND SO WE RISE!
A Season Dedicated to Breaking the Boundaries that Keep Us from Connecting