Upcoming Events and Important Updates

From the Principals’ Desk

Peter Castillo – Executive  Principal

Khristian Brace – Elementary Principal


Upcoming Events at KCAA

April 28th & 29th – KCAA Secondary Drama Department presents:

Myth Adventures, 6pm ~$5 per person











April 28th  Girls Soccer vs. DCIS: @ DCIS Time: 3:45PM

May 2nd -May 6th Scholastic Book Fair @ Upper Library Time 8-4PM

May 3rd Colorado ACT Make-up Exam, 11th grade

May 4th HPIA Meeting @ the Cafeteria

May 4th Sweeny Todd @DCPA Time:9:15-1:30PM

May 4th 6th Grade Field Trip- DMNS Time: 9-2PM

May 5th ES Citywide Choir Off Campus

May 5th DQMT Meating- District Upper Library Time: 9:30-11:30AM

May 6th AP US History Exam

May 6th Latin Arts Festival @ KCAA Time:5-8PM

May 9th TS Gold Checkpoint DPS Deadline, Kindergarten

May 9th CTE Network Meating @ KCAA

May 9 th 6th Grade Assembly- Talon Talk Time:1-2PM

May 12th Spanish Language and Cultural Heritage Day Time: 8-4PM CU Boulder

May 13th AP Human Geography Exam

May 13th ES Choir performing atCoors Field 5-8PM

May 13th ES Citywide Visual Arts Reseption Time:5-7PM

May 16th – May 20th KCAA Spirit Week

May 17th Denver Water festival 6th Grade – Metro Campus Time:9-2PM

May 18th FF/Star Graduation Ceremony Time: 5-7PM

May 18th Senior Recital – L. Wchter’s Portfolio Student Mercury Cafe Time: 7PM

May 19th TENTATIVE Secondary Talent Show

May 20th Last day for Seniors

May 20th ES Wonderbound Dance Performance Time: 8-12PM

May 20th TENTATIVE 6th Grade Field Trip- Lake Lewow Time: 9-2PM

May 20th HPIA Live Green Event – Lower Parking Lot Time:10-4PM

May 23rd Music and Dance Recitals – Elementary

May 23rd TENTATIVE Senior Showcase Rehearsal Time 8:45-10AM

May24th Music and Dance Recitals – Secondary

May 25th Graduation Rehearsal Time 9-11AM

May 26th Graduation Day

May 26th Early Release

May 27th 8th Grade Field Day Time:9-3:30PM

May 27th Dragon Day – ES Shareout

May 27th MSU Sharing Day – Selected Students MSU Campus Time: 8-3:30

May 30th Memorial Day – No school

May 31st 8th Grade Continuation Time: 10-12PM

May 31st ES Field Day Time: 12:45-3:30PM

May 31st HS Final Exams

June 1st 5th Grade Continuation Time: 10-11AM

June 1st HS Final Exams

June 1st 8th Grade at Elitches Time: 8-4PM












Parent Communication from the KCAA Administration

If you are interested in learning more about the CSC and what it does to support our school please access the minutes from this meeting by clicking on CSC Meeting Minutes 15/16.

English Classes at KCAA – Clases de ingles a KCAA

**These classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 5:00-6:30 p.m.**The start date is February 18, 2016 and the end date is May 26, 2016.**The class will be held in Room 205.

**Se llevaran a cabo los martes y jueves de 5:00-6:30 p.m.**Empezaran el 18 de Febrero, 2016 hasta el 26 de Mayo, 2016.**la clase se llevara a cabo en el salón 005.

Information for Parents Regarding Spring Assessments and KCAA School Performance

For details on our school assessment calendar and assessment performance please click here.

Interested in Attending KCAA?

Prospective students who are interested in attending KCAA for the 2016-17 school year are invited to complete the admissions process.  At this time we have completed our enrollment day, however, you can still submit all other forms to be considered for a spot at KCAA. Please note, all forms must be completed and turned in on or before January 29th at 4:00pm. Kindergarten, 6th Grade and 9th Grade are the primary entry points for our K-12 Arts Integrated Program. KCAA will have limited spaces available for all other grade levels for the 2016-17 school year.

For specific details regarding the admissions process and the forms needed to complete the enrollment process please visit our Admissions Tab or contact our enrollment secretary, Abi Donate-Peralta at 720-424-0259.


Welcome to KCAA!

Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy is a K-12 arts integrated public school serving students in southwest Denver. KCAA prepares students for careers in the creative industries while providing a rigorous college preparatory education.

Students at KCAA have the opportunity to explore dance, drama, music, visual and digital arts in grades K-8 and choose a focused discipline in the design or performing arts when they move into high school.

Road to Graduation – Class of 2015