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 application period for CAPA for the 2020-2021 school year has been extended by two weeks - applications are now due by 5 pm December 18, 2020.
CAPA Virtual Open House is Saturday, October 17 from 9AM-12PM.
Audition will be held February 6 and February 13, 2021.
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