Application Instructions for 2020-2021 School Year

Specialty center applications are due January 17, 2020.  Instructions for current HCPS 8th grade students and private/home school/current high school students may be found at


1 – Current HCPS 8th grade students must use the online application.  Please contact your school counselor for questions.

2 – All other applicants (private school, home school, & current HCPS high school students) must submit a paper application.  The paper application is found under the link Henrico Resident Non-HCPS Student Application Process.   Even though the link says “non-HCPS student” current HCPS high school students applying to the Center for the Arts will use this application.  Printable Specialty Center App 2020-2021

Center for the Arts applicants must also audition at Henrico High School on February 1, 2020.   This audition is a REQUIRED part of the application process.  (In the case of inclement weather, auditions will be postponed to February 8, 2020.)