Center for Creative Arts (CCA) is a nationally-recognized public arts magnet school serving students in grades 6 through 12 in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Admission is by audition in one arts area of the student's choosing, as outlined in the audition information section. Note: Out of-county and out-of-state applicants will be charged tuition upon admission. Although CCA offers physical education, wellness, and nutrition classes, the school has no organized sports program and does not participate in competitive athletics.

To apply for admission for the 2019-2020 school year, complete the online application found on this website beginning November 1st. Paper applications can obtained at any magnet school or at the Hamilton County Department of Education also beginning November 1. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2019.

After filling out this application, families will be notified of an audition date. Results will be announced in early March.

Families are welcome to tour CCA and hear about its programs by contacting visiting CCA's website at