Students choose Creative Arts because they love challenges in both academics and the arts. They have a desire to pursue their artistic vision, and appreciate
our supportive and inclusive school community.
With a newly renovated building in downtown Saint Paul, Creative Arts provides a unique learning experience through performing arts, visual and media arts, technical arts, and literary arts. In our brand new learning spaces – including a dance studio, ensemble room, gallery and theater – we provide a challenging curriculum that inspires excellence.
Creative Arts thrives through creative activities such as galleries, art shows, performances, open mics, artist residencies, local business collaborations, and more. Our expanded learning environment includes vibrant downtown Saint Paul, including museums, the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, and the Lowertown artist community.
Creative Arts Secondary School is a premier Saint Paul arts school graduating successful, creative producers, ready for college and career.
Creative Arts Secondary School develops creative young adults through rigorous study in both arts and academics. Students pursue a personal artistic vision, learning in and through the arts, as part of a supportive creative community.
Creative Arts Photo Gallery
Serving grades: 6-12
Principal: Dr. Carlondrea Hines
Hours (Grades 6-8): 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Hours (Grades 9-12): 8:35 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Students Who Identify As:
American Indian 3.3%
Asian American 17.7%
African American 40.3%
Hispanic American 17.7%
Caucasian American 21.0%
Students Who Use:
Special Education 16.7%
Free and Reduced Lunch 82.2%
English Language Learning 18.2%