Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts
7th thru 12th Grade
Dr. Debra Powell, Principal
4747 Flora Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Where students foster their artistic side while preparing for college and postsecondary advanced studies.
Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts is a prominent fine and performing arts academy in Kansas City. From dance to fashion design, graphic arts, instrumental and vocal music to theater and more, Paseo offers something for any creative students.
Paseo has an expert faculty with extensive backgrounds within their arts and are dedicated to providing students with outstanding educational opportunities. Through a wide variety of creative experiences, students are prepared to participate in local, regional and national performances along with exhibitions and art competitions.
Fostering successful students
Paseo students are locally and nationally celebrated in their arts. Students learn in a hands-on environment and go on to postsecondary studies having earned scholarships to colleges and universities across the country.
Students are also challenged to excel academically. Rigorous academic programs, including advanced placement classes, are available for students to excel beyond their creative major.
Middle School (7-8) Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, 90% attendance rate or higher for a full academic year, no "D" or "F" grade at the end of the semester, no chronic discipline or behavior issues. Applicants must also pass an interview and complete an application for enrollment. Previously enrolled students do not need to re-enroll for 8th grade as long as they maintain the above requirements. However 8th grade students entering the 9th grade must prepare for and pass an audition in order to remain enrolled at Paseo Academy and maintain the below requirements.
High School (9-12) Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, 90% attendance rate or higher for a full academic year, no "D" or "F" grade at the end of the semester, no chronic discipline or behavior issues. Applicants must also pass an audition and complete an application for enrollment.Prior to auditioning applicants must review the Audition Packet to prepare for the audition. Click here to view the audition packet to prepare for your audition.
Paseo auditions can be scheduled in the online application. Click here to apply to Paseo.