Current school year: The Center for Performing and Fine Arts has reached capacity for the 2019-2020 school year and is no longer accepting applications for this school year.
All Pennsylvania students are welcome to enroll in PALCS regardless of participation in CPFA. Please click here for details about PALCS enrollment.
Next school year: The CPFA application for the 2020-2021 school year will be available online in November 2019.
CPFA participation requires enrollment in the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School (PALCS).
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.View Audition Guidelines »
All above application information will be presented again after form submission and sent promptly via email.
Please take time to complete this application completely and accurately. If you would rather download an application and submit through mail, fax or email, you may alternately download and print this form as either a .pdf or an .rtf.
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