Hands-on, arts-integrated, innovative K-8 public education

CACS supports social development, self and community awareness and dedication to social justice

Creative Arts is a California Distinguished School

CACS was selected for the Distinguished School Award by the California Department of Education to honor schools that are inspirational and exemplary, and who have made strides to close the achievement gap.

Creative Arts students explore and learn the core subjects of language arts, math, science, and social studies through direct experience and a hands-on curriculum with an arts-integrated focus.

87% of our graduates attend one of their top choice high schools including Balboa, City Arts and Technology, Drew, Gateway, June Jordan, Leadership, Lincoln, Lowell, and School of the Arts.

Latest News

Hearts for the Arts Gala Auction is February 18th!

Hearts for the Arts Gala Auction is February 18th!

Saturday, February 18th, 5:00-10:30PM SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street Our Hearts for the Arts Gala Auction is our biggest event of the year. Funds raised support Creative Arts Charter School, the only arts-integrated, project-based public school in San...

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A message from one of our wonderful alumni

A message from one of our wonderful alumni

  I grew up with my classmates at CACS—changed with them, matured with them. In the classroom, I had no inhibition about speaking my mind or asking for help, as I felt so comfortable with my peers and my teachers. I felt that I could always get help when I asked...

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We are Makers & Thinkers!  from 5:30pm-8pm

We are Makers & Thinkers! from 5:30pm-8pm

 " We are Makers & Thinkers!" from 5:30pm-8pm. As we prepare for this celebratory event where our students will share what they know & their process for learning with you, we also recognize the tragic event that occurred this past weekend in Oakland and how it...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Community Meetings

    March 3 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. Community Meeting

    March 10 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  3. Family Teacher Conferences

    March 20 - March 24
  4. Community Meeting

    March 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  5. No School – SPRING BREAK

    March 27 - March 31

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