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 is open from September 30, 2019 through 5 pm December 6, 2019.
CAPA Open House is Saturday, October 12 from 9AM-12PM.
Audition Workshops are November 9, November 16 and November 23. Click here to learn more. **Please note correction to Vocal Music dates - all audition workshops are 11/9, 11/16 & 11/23
Application Guides and Resources
Step-by-Step Guide for Applying
Outline Guides for Audition Process and Requirements
Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 audition process (PDF)
Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 audition requirements by art form (PDF)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