Central Visual and Performing Arts

Central VPA's educational program is designed to create a nurturing environment where students receive a quality academic and artistic education that prepares them to compete successfully at the post-secondary level or perform competently in the world of work.  Students learn to communicate effectively, enhance their physical and emotional well-being, acquire a passion for lifelong learning and demonstrate the ability to do critical thinking and be creative.

Submit a copy of previous year's report card with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
Submit a copy of previous year's attendance.  Based on 176 days of school, the student must have at least a 93 percent attendance rate
Submit a copy of the previous year's discipline report and be in good citizenship standing (no out of school suspensions)
Submit two letters of recommendation.  Two personal recommendation letters should come from (1) an administrator and (2) an art teacher
Once all required documentation is received, audition dates and times will be scheduled.  Students who are granted auditions must attend at the scheduled time prepared to audition and be interviewed by the administrative staff
CVPA only accepts ninth and tenth grade applicants
All accepted students are required to attend CVPA's 9th grade transition program, parent orientation, pre-register and be present on the first day of school

Submit above requested documents to:
Central Visual and Performing Arts
Attention: Admissions
3125 S Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63139


Additional information Admission/Audition Requirements can be found here.


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