Welcome to CCA!
Founded in 1998, Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts is a unique, dedicated fine arts magnet school promoting academic and artistic excellence for students in grades six through twelve. Part of the Hamilton County School System, CCA serves over 600 students in the fine arts concentration of their choice. The college preparatory academic emphasis of the school is propelled by a commitment to the arts as a vehicle to foster creativity, cultivate discipline, and build ensemble.

Accredited by the Tennessee Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, CCA has also been recognized as a Kennedy Center National School of Distinction, as a Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction, and as a STAR School by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools.

School Tours

Our next school tour is Tuesday, December 7 at 9:30 A.M.
 To arrange a school tour, complete this form and/or call our front office at 423-498-7365.

Admissions Process

Applications are open from November 15 - January 31. 
Click here to apply to our school.
An audition is required as well to be considered for admission. 
Click here to visit our Auditions website. 

To best prepare students for auditions,
consider attending our audition workshop. 
Click here to sign up!




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