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Upcoming Dates…


10/1 Photos for 9th -11th graders
10/3 PHL Dress Down Day; Open House 9-11
10/4 Open House 9-11
10/9 No School
10/11-10/13 Down to Earth Camping trip

10/14 NOCTI pre-test
10/15 Josten Ring Day for Juniors
10/15 HSA meeting 6 pm
10/16 SAT/PSAT Day
10/17 Dance Tech Rehearsal 3 pm
10/18 Student Choreography Show 3:30 pm
10/23 Interim reports distributed
10/23 & 24 Fright Fest MDTV/Theater Haunted House 3;30 pm
10/24 Open House 9-11
10/25 Open House 9-11
10/25 Noon Dismissal for Students (Teacher PD)
10/30 Instrumental Halloween Concert 3:30 pm
10/31 Halloween Student Council Dance 4:00 pm

Our Mission

The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts prepares students to be college and career ready by providing a rigorous academic and creative experience that allows talented students to deeply explore artistic skill sets and scholarly disciplines in a diverse, inclusive and safe environment.

Committed to Excellence

The transformative learning experiences at The Philadelphia High School For Creative & Performing Arts are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Established in 1978, The Philadelphia High School For Creative & Performing Arts is located in South Philadelphia and reflects the vibrant energy of the area. Our passionate and skilled staff members are here to help our students make an impact on the world. Are you ready to reach your potential? Join us!


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OCTOBER 24TH AND 25TH 9am-am

We will start promptly at 9am- no registration needed.