Admission

Applications for 9th grade are Open.
Applications for K-3, & 6th grade will be placed on a waitlist (acceptances will be based on capacity).

Opening August 2022. Currently Admitting for Grade Levels K-3, 6, and 9

The Charles Burrell Visual and Performing Arts Campus, “Burrell Arts,” is a magnet public school in the Aurora Public School System. Prospective students must submit an application through the Magnet School Application website.

Refer to the additional grade-specific admission requirements below.

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Kindergarten-3rd Grade

Admissions Process: Lottery

  • Submit an Application through the Magnet School Application website..
  • Indicate on your child's application that you are interested in being entered into the K-3 lottery for Burrell Arts admission
Junior high students working together
6th Grade

Admissions Process Interview

  • Submit an Application through the Magnet School Application website..
  • Complete a teacher recommendation form.
  • Prospective students must also attend an in-person interview.

Interviews are conducted by school staff to determine student passion and interest in Burrell Arts.

High school class
9th Grade

Admissions Process Interview/Audition

  • Submit an Application through the Magnet School Application website..
  • Indicate for which area the student will audition - Dance, Theater, Music (Vocal, Instrumental, Production), Visual Arts, Digital Arts and Film
  • Prospective students must also attend an in-person interview and/or audition.

Enrollment will be determined on the results of the interview/audition and the student's academic records. Interviews/Auditions are evaluated by teachers and community members of the respective program.

Apply for 9th Grade AdmissionPortfolio/Audition Criteria