Center for Performing and Fine Arts participation requires enrollment in the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School (PALCS). All Pennsylvania students are welcome to enroll in PALCS regardless of participation in CPFA. To enroll in PALCS please click here for details.

2017-2018 (this school year): CPFA is full for the 2017-2018 school year. Students may still apply to PALCS without participation in the CPFA program for 2017-2018.

2018-2019 (next school year): The CPFA application for the 2018-2019 school year is posted below. While the CPFA application is posted for 2018-2019, the general PALCS application for 2018-2019 will not be posted until late winter/early spring. You may submit a CPFA application now and complete this application of intent to be notified when the 2018-2019 PALCS registration packet is available.

What Happens Next: Once the following Student Profile is submitted, either electronically or via hard copy, families are contacted via email by CPFA Administrative Assistant Pat Harvey to schedule a tour of the facility. Tours are conducted throughout the year. During the tour, applicants are able to observe classes in progress. Mrs. Harvey provides details of days of attendance, typical schedules, and other pertinent information related to the student experience at CPFA. Once the tour is complete, families will be asked general questions about the applicant’s current schooling, artistic interests, and artistic areas of focus. At the end of the scheduled tour and interview, students may choose to schedule an audition date with Mrs. Harvey. Auditions are held on Fridays, beginning in February, for the following school year. All applicants, regardless of grade level or interest, undergo the same audition process. Auditions typically begin in January and continue on a monthly basis through June. Depending on the number of applicants, auditions may be held more frequently than once a month.

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All above application information will be presented again after form submission and sent promptly via email.

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