A Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School
Pittsburgh CAPA 6–12 is a Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Downtown Cultural District. The mission of Pittsburgh CAPA 6–12 is to provide every student in grades 6–12 with a comprehensive academic program rooted in a superior quality arts education experience that encourages excellence and success in their personal development as artists and cultural leaders.
The magnet application period for the 2022-23 school year is scheduled to open on Monday, November 1, 2021. The application deadline for January auditions will be Friday, December 10, 2021 at 5 pm.
The guides below are from the application period for the 2021-22 school year. They are provided here as reference, so that students and families can see what the application process entails. New information for the 2022-23 school year will be posted in late October.
Application Guides and Resources
Step-by-Step Guide for Accessing the Application
Outline Guides for Audition Process and Requirements
Virtual audition information is also available on each art form page below
Online Guidance Authorization (one per applicant)Hover over (tap on mobile devices) the images below and click one of our departments below to view more information, including audition materials.
Quick Links for EnrollmentGeneral Enrollment Resources
Neighborhood School Search
What Documents Do I Need?
What are Central Support Clerks?
General Magnet FAQ
Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC)Schools and Programs
Magnet Registration Guide
CAPA Registration Guide
Magnet Options and Offerings
Career and Technical (CTE) Programs