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Important Dates

August 20 - First Day of School
September 4 -  Workshop & Audition Night
September 28 - Chalkfest
October 17 - Fall Open House
Fall Play & Art Show - November 22-24
Winterfest - December 17

Summer Camp at ACPA

Dates: June 10-July 12

Registration will remain open for entirety of camp - it's not too late to register!


Summer Programming

Ohio Health Summer Grief Programming

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ACPA Named Among US News' Best Middle Schools 2024

We're so proud to announce that the ACPA Middle School has been named among US News' top 40% of schools in the State of Ohio, as well as ranking #20 for Ohio Charter Middle Schools!

ACPA @ Columbus Arts Fest 2024

By Fayth Pennington | May 30, 2024

Interactive Village Hours Friday, June 7 11am-7pm Saturday, June 8 10am-7pm Sunday, June 9 10am-5pm Learn More

ACPAlooza 2024 Recap

By Fayth Pennington | May 29, 2024

Watch ACPAlooza 2024 Thank you so much to Joannah Shinault for capturing ACPAlooza 2024!

Join us for our First Film Festival!

By Fayth Pennington | May 7, 2024

Gather with fellow film enthusiasts, artists, and families for ACPA’s first ever Film Festival! Mingle with our student filmmakers, engage in lively discussions, and immerse yourself in the magic of cinema in the ACPA Cafe. Admission is free, though donations are strongly encouraged to keep this blossoming program thriving! Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Prom 2024

By Fayth Pennington | April 22, 2024

Prom 2024: Hollywood Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2024 Time: 7-10pm Cost: $45 (tickets sold at lunch and at the door) To attend prom, all students must attend school for 1/2 the school day and may leave after 3rd period. If you’re leaving school early, you must have a caregiver call or email our attendance office […]

Beats, Ballads, & Artist Palettes

By Fayth Pennington | April 16, 2024

Coming up this week: Beats, Ballads, & Artist Palettes! This mélange of music and art begins on Wednesday, April 17th at 6pm with the Advanced Placement Art & Design Gallery, and is followed by the Percussion and Vocal Music showcase at 7pm. Admission is free; donations will directly benefit ACPA’s music and art programs.

Important Things

Students may arrive as early as 8:15am
School Day: 8:55am-4:05pm
After School Program: 4:15pm-5:30pm

STUDENT EMAIL accounts (Gmail) have been created for your student. Their email address follows the below naming conventions:

  • Email addres: firstname.lastname@artcollegeprep.org
  • Password: acpa + graduation year
  • Example
    • Email: sarah.bostelman@artcollegeprep.org
    • Password: acpa2027

CHROMEBOOKS will be distributed on the 1st day of school

BUSSING: If you're a new student or have questions about bussing, please contact transportation@artcollegeprep.org

CARPOOLS: ACPA students live all throughout Columbus and ACPA helps connect nearby families to form carpools. Please visit the ACPA Carpool Facebook Group

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH is available for $2.00 and $3.50, respectively. Please visit our School Meals page for more information.

NAVIGATING THE PARKING LOT - Our drop-off/pick-up procedures have recently changed. Please click here for the morning traffic pattern, and click here for the afternoon traffic pattern.

For additional information, please visit our FAQ page.

Please contact Ms. Bostelman (bostelman@artcollegeprep.org) with any questions regarding the ACPA Middle School!

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