The mission of the Paul L. Dunbar Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School is to prepare students through an integration of the arts, to become literate, productive, self-confident, responsible citizens who are able to function independently in a technological world.
Dance, Band, Choir, Art, Drama, Piano, National Junior Honor Society, Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, eSports, Scholar’s Bowl
Dunbar School of the Creative and Performing Arts serves 450 students in grades 6-8 and emphasizes a rigorous academic curriculum with a focus on the creative and performing arts. Dunbar Magnet School provides students with opportunities to develop ability and skill in the arts by providing instruction equivalent to that of private lessons. Arts-integrated instruction paired with semi-annual recitals and performances are used to support the advanced curriculum of Dunbar School of Creative and Performing Arts.