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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program

Fine Arts


The RPS Fine Arts Department fosters, integrates and promotes the academic and artistic excellence of its departments and schools, being responsible for the preparation of diverse artists, designers, teachers, and scholars through experiential learning and creative excellence within an inclusive community.

MISSION: The Department manages K-12 Fine Arts programming, materials and equipment in RPS schools including General, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, and Theatre classes, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular events.

Upcoming Events

District Programs

CAPA logo - Creative and Performing Arts

Does your child enjoy singing, dancing, acting, playing a musical instrument or creating artwork?

If your child has a talent and passion for artistic expression, Rockford Public Schools’ Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPA) may be a great fit. 

District Contacts

Director of Fine Arts

Dean of Fine Arts

Fine Arts Specialist


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205 VIBE

Read stories about RPS 205 Fine Arts on The Blog.

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