Welcome TO THE California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley  Virtual Preview Day!

Through this experience, you will learn more about everything our school has to offer, including our rigorous college-preparatory academics, our unparalleled arts instruction, the admissions process, and so much more!

ENROLLMENT SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SELECT CONSERVATORIES AND GRADE LEVELS

GRADE 9

Acting

Commercial Dance *

Classical & Contemporary Dance *

Instrumental Music: Guitar *

Instrumental Music: Strings & Orchestra *

Instrumental Music: Wind & Jazz Studies *

Musical Theatre

Production & Design

Vocal Arts

*minimum proficiency required

GRADES 7-8

All Conservatories

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS TO APPLY TO CSARTS-SGV FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR.

STEP 1: LEARN ABOUT CSARTS-SGV. Explore this Virtual Preview Day website by viewing the many videos and resources provided by our academic and conservatory leadership teams below. On this page, you can also watch the recordings from the Facebook Live Q&A Sessions that took place on Saturday, December 5.

STEP 2: APPLY! Complete the first step of the application process by scheduling and participating in the Conservatory Workshop/Review Process for up to three programs in order to practice and demonstrate your art form for our conservatory staff and receive helpful feedback.

STEP 3: CHOOSE YOUR CONSERVATORY. Complete the second step of the application process by selecting your desired conservatory for enrollment.

STEP 4: COMPLETE YOUR ENROLLMENT. Welcome to the CSARTS-SGV family!

ABOUT CSARTS–SGV

SCHOOL OVERVIEW

CSArts-SGV provides a rigorous college-preparatory academic program aligned to the California Common Core State Standards that produces high-achieving, motivated scholars. Students attend approximately five hours of academic classes in addition to two and a half hours of arts instruction daily. The proven curriculum includes college prep courses, Honors and Advanced Placement classes, comprehensive college and academic advising, and a dual-enrollment program with Citrus College.

ABOUT DUARTE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

MIDDLE SCHOOL ACADEMIC PROGRAM

CSArts-SGV is a tuition-free, donation-dependent program made possible through a unique public private partnership with Duarte Unified School District (DUSD). Through this partnership, 7th and 8th grade students receive academic instruction through DUSD and their arts classes through the CSArts-SGV conservatory program. To view video introductions and brochures for each DUSD K-8 Academy, click here.

ARTS CONSERVATORIES

FIND THE ARTS PROGRAM THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU

CSArts-SGV is the place for aspiring artists to flourish in one of four schools of study. Explore the schools and their respective conservatories below. Each of our conservatory directors have prepared individual videos and presentations to give you a comprehensive overview of their program.

HOW TO APPLY

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

After becoming familiar with the various conservatories and the skills characteristic of those conservatories through CSArts-SGV’s Preview Day, prospective students are invited to fill out an application and participate in the Conservatory Workshop/Review Process to help them decide which conservatory is the best fit for them. Applicants will then select their desired conservatory for enrollment. Should the number of applicants exceed space available, a lottery is conducted, by conservatory, to determine which students are admitted.

APPLY NOW

OUR CAMPUS

VIRTUAL TOUR

Get a glimpse of our campus by watching a virtual tour! Renovated in the summer of 2017, the CSArts-SGV campus features more than 50,000 square-feet of instructional space. State-of-the-art classrooms and equipment support the specialized needs of arts and academic instruction.

THE DUARTE CAMPUS FEATURES:

  • 8 large dance rooms
  • 8 instrumental and vocal music rooms
  • 2 performance spaces
  • 2 science labs
  • 1 production and design shop

 

FACEBOOK LIVE Q&A SESSIONS

The Facebook Live Q&A Sessions took place on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Arts conservatory directors and the academic support team answered questions submitted by prospective students and families in an interactive format.

For questions regarding admissions, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@sgv.csarts.net or 714.560.0900 ext. 5510.

 

WATCH RECORDED SESSIONS

To view the recorded sessions, please click the name of the conservatory or program you are interested in below to be taken to the video on Facebook.

Academic Program

Middle School Overview High School Overview

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Vocal Arts Instrumental Music

SCHOOL OF DANCE

Classical & Contemporary Dance and Commercial Dance

SCHOOL OF THEATRE

Acting & Musical Theatre Production & Design

School of Fine & Media Arts

Visual Arts Creative Writing Integrated Arts