- Arts education for All students, Empowering students for their future, and Opening doors to possibility!
- The arts are essential to providing an excellent education for all of our students. CPS Fine Arts, through diverse and inclusive paths, collaborative partnerships, and high-quality experiences; provides opportunities so that all students can achieve
The Department of Fine Arts encompasses all art, music, theatre, and speech/debate education for students in grades PreK-12 in the Columbia Public School District. It is comprised of over one hundred specialists who are dedicated to providing a comprehensive fine arts education. The arts are at the heart of Achievement, Enrichment, and Opportunity. We seek to speak to the creative spirit of every person.