How to Apply

Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy is a choice enrollment school. Please read through our admissions process to learn how to become a part of our school community.


Enrollment Events

KCAA’s Enrollment Event
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Make-Up Enrollment Event
Opportunity for those who were unable to attend on January 25

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This will be the only make-up opportunity during Round 1; we cannot guarantee there will be any remaining spots during Round 2 in April.

KCAA’s Enrollment Event is required for students who are new applicants and those wishing to return to KCAA as a 6th or 9th grader.  While attending the Enrollment Event students will be interviewed by our staff, participate in an arts activity, and complete a short writing sample. 

What to bring: 



All new students interested in attending KCAA for the 2020-2021 school year, as well as all current KCAA 5th & 8th grade students who wish to transition to middle or high school at KCAA MUST attend the enrollment event to be given top priority!


Denver Public Schools requires the completion of a choice enrollment form for the 2020-2021 school year.

When applying to KCAA, you must select KCAA as your first choice when SchoolChoice opens on January 15, 2020.

The School of Choice Round 1 window is Jan. 15 to Feb. 18, 2020.

DPS offers an online, mobile-friendly tool that families will use to submit their SchoolChoice application. This new tool can be easily accessed from cell phones, tablets or computers. Please visit the SchoolChoice website to begin the application process. School of Choice telephone hotline: 720-423-3493.

Schedule a Tour

Want to Know More?

Choosing the right school is important, which is why we are happy to provide you with support throughout the School of Choice process. In order to help you determine whether KCAA is the right fit for your family we offer guided tours for families and students wanting to know more about our programs.

Call to schedule a tour! For more information on scheduling a tour please contact Bianca Dominguez at or at 720-424-0248.

If you are unable to attend a tour we gladly invite you to take part in one of our KCAA Art Events.

If you would like to request further information about the admissions process, tours or attending a performance at KCAA, please contact our Parent Engagement Liaison, Bianca Dominguez at  or call 720-424-0248.