C.K. McClatchy Visual and Performance Arts (VAPA)
Grades 9-12

School Program

Program Information

The mission of VAPA is to promote higher academic achievement, develop marketable career skills, encourage continued education, and enhance the quality of life in our community through the Arts. Within VAPA, students will be provided with opportunities to explore careers within the broad fields of art, entertainment, and media; to understand the relationship between academic success and success in the workplace; and to develop the necessary skills to sustain a meaningful career in their chosen field. The experiences and training students receive VAPA will give them a solid educational foundation and prepare them for continued education and future career opportunities.

Application Requirements

  1. Please fill out a High School Specialty Program Application to enroll into this program (available November 16 – December 17, 2020).
  2. A portfolio must be submitted to the VAPA program. Instructions on how to submit a portfolio can be found at http://ckmvapa.org/apply-instruct-inform.
  3. Transcripts for 7th Grade (all quarters) and 8th Grade (first quarter). This will be automatically sent to the program through the online application. 
  4. Standardized Test Scores This will be automatically sent to the program through the online application.