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 for the 2023-24 school year is now closed. The online magnet application for students to be considered for admission for the 2024-25 school year will open on October 16, 2023. Families of students who do not currently attend a Pittsburgh Public School must first complete the Pittsburgh Public Schools pre-registration process, to obtain credentials to log in to Home Access Center (HAC) to complete the online application. Visit https://www.pghschools.org/enrollment to learn more about this process and be sure to complete the form for the 2024-25 school year. The deadline for applications for January auditions is 5 pm on Friday, December 8, 2023.
Visit https://www.pghschools.org/magnet to learn more about the online magnet application process, and to access the application via Home Access Center (HAC).
Art Form: Dance | Contact Person Mr. Manning email@example.com
Art Form: Literary Arts | Contact Person Ms. Cregan firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Form: Pro Tech | Contact Person Mr. DeLeone email@example.com
Art Form: Theatre | Contact Person Mr. Fuller firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Form: Visual Arts | Contact Person Ms. Pultz email@example.com
Art Form: Vocal Music | Contact Person Ms. Kendeall firstname.lastname@example.org
**The documents below are from last year's application period. Updated versions will be posted shortly.
Fall 2023 audition workshops will be held on November 4 & 18.
Outline Guides for Audition Process and RequirementsHover over (tap on mobile devices) the images below and click one of our departments below to view more information, including audition materials.
For questions regarding art forms or the audition process, please contact the chairperson of the department. Hover over (tap on mobile devices) the images above and click the departments to view their contact information.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Magnet Office at 412-529-3991 or email@example.com
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
Magnet Options and Offerings
Career and Technical (CTE) Programs