Prospective Students

recruitment show
Kay Pace School of the Arts is hosting a recruitment show for any students who are interested in attending our magnet program next year.  If you could please help us spread the word about our program that would be great.  Thank you for all you do!
"Kay Pace is hosting two informational sessions about our Fine Arts Magnet Program;  October 8th at 5:30 PM and October 11th at 11:00 AM.  Register for our Zoom meeting and learn all about the amazing opportunities that Kay Pace can provide your elementary student.  Kay Pace is accepting students for the 2021-2022 school year  in all grades Kindergarten-5th grade.  In addition to their core academic classes, students at our school will receive instruction in Dance, Theatre, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Visual Arts.  For more information please contact Mrs. Knowles at
To register for our informational meeting and recruitment show:

School Choice Information Fair
Application Assistance 

CCPS Magnet Program website:

Application Link:

SOTA audition information- Incoming Students ONLY


Audition Process: rising 3rd-5th Grade Only.

Kindergarten-2nd grade acceptance based on lottery process.

*Memorize and sing first verse of "America" (America the Beautiful or America) or “Straighten up and Fly Right ”*Sing a scale - teacher directed activity *Sing tonal memory examples

*Students with instrumental experience: Prepare a short piece on the instrument of their choice *Participate in teacher-directed activity * Students with no instrumental experience will participate in teacher lead rhythmic assessment

*Perform a prepared  technical dance solo (Ballet, jazz, contemporary) BRING CD OR TAPE- cell phones / youtube may not be used for music. *Participate in a teacher-directed activity *Students should come dressed in appropriate dance attire – No Jeans

*Memorize and perform a 60 second performance piece (may be either a poem or monologue, monologue preferred) All pieces must be age-appropriate, no self-written pieces are accepted. *Participate in teacher-directed activity

Portfolio- Bring in three (3) examples of student’s best work *Participate in a still life drawing exercise with the teacher

Admittance Criteria

Student and Parent Commitment Form

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