Childrens Creative & Performing Arts Academy

6365 Lake Atlin Avenue,
San Diego, CA, 92119
Tel: (619)697-7724
Grades: PK - 12 | 260 students
The Children's Creative and Performing Arts Academy was founded in June 1981 in Pacific Beach.
The Campus population is approximately 350 students, with a diversity of backgrounds and interests.
Students come to CCPAA from all corners of San Diego County.
We have students from Escondido, Otay Mesa, La Jolla, Jamul and Ramona.
International students enjoy a special place here, as well.
Representatives from such countries as Japan, China, Germany and Israel can be found in all divisions.
Children grow and develop in a non-graded, non-competitive, open classroom environment.
Learning takes place both individually and in small cooperative learning groups.
Montessori materials, methods and philosophy, as well as the Piagetian theory are implemented in the classroom.
The child's learning experience proceeds sequentially from the concrete "hands on experiences" to the abstract.
The concept of "Mastery" is fundamental.
Each child is given the chance to fulfill his or her's potential possibilities to become an independent, self disciplined, secure and happy individual.
The child's natural desire to learn is nurtured and encouraged to grow.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 260 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Childrens Creative & Performing Arts Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Springall Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springall Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Ephrem Maronite Catholic Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • San Diego Springall Academy
    Special Education School
    6460 Boulder Lake Ave
    San Diego , CA , 92119
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • La Mesa Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    9191 Fletcher Pkwy
    La Mesa , CA , 91942
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.7  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • El Cajon Our Lady Of Grace Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2766 Navajo Rd
    El Cajon , CA , 92020
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • El Cajon
    St Ephrem Maronite Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    750 Medford St
    El Cajon , CA , 92020
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • San Diego San Carlos United Methodist Pr
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    6554 Cowles Mountain Blvd
    San Diego , CA , 92119
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    0.9  mi  |  198  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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