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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 Rockford Public Schools Fine Arts Department provides a variety of co-curricular and extracurricular experiences to enhance students' education, growth and development.

Fine Arts help advance and enhance students in the classroom and prepare them for successful futures. We make every effort to offer our students the best teachers, facilities and equipment to help make their experiences positive.​

Upcoming Events


District Programs

Mariachi Band


Creative and Performing Arts Academy

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

Bonnie Spurling
Director of Fine Arts Recruitment
& Programming

Simon Davis
Fine Arts Support Professional

Laura Schulz
Dean of Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Health


Rockford Fine Arts Coalition Logo

Rockford Fine Arts Coalition

Rockford Fine Arts Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization created to raise supplemental funding that will be awarded to support individual RPS 205 students. Scholarships are awarded for students to attend camps, classes, or receive individual instruction to develop them as artists and citizens. 


Check out the Rockford Fine Arts Coalition website

Music notes, ball, theatre mask


205 VIBE

Read stories about RPS 205 fine arts on The Blog.

Check it out