Fine Arts

  • Vision

    • 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.
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                                       CPS Fine Arts Main Dept. Website
  • Contact Us
    Columbia Public Schools
    Fine Arts Department
    1818 West Worley Street
    Columbia, MO 65203
    Phone: (573) 214-3936
    Director: James Melton
    Photo of Director of Fine Arts, James Melton  
    Administrative Asst: Cecilia Lee
    Adm Asst.