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CoSA Applications for 2018-19 are still being accepted!

Dates & Times:

Friday, February 9, 2018: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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CoSA Applications for 2018-19 are still being accepted!

February 9, 2018


All applications received after February 9 will be processed and auditions/interviews will be scheduled for a date in May. 

Coronado School of the Arts

Open the door to your future in the arts! Apply to Coronado School of the Arts for the 2018-19 school year.  Any rising 9th grade (currently in 8th grade) or high school student in San Diego County is invited to apply to CoSA; about one-half of our students are from various school districts throughout the County. Here are important dates and information about CoSA’s application, audition/interview, acceptance and registration process.


November 14, 2017

CoSA Information Tour & Talk

4-6:15 pm

January 23, 2018

CoSA Prospective Student Preview Assembly (CMS is 1 - 2 pm)

6-7:30 pm

February 9, 2018

Application Deadline – Early Decision (Applications received
after February 9 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.)


March 3, 2018***

Audition/Portfolio Review Day (specific time assigned to each student)

 OR FEB 24

March 16, 2018

CoSA sends notice of Acceptance status (on or around this date)


April 5, 2018

Due Date for Student Acceptance of Offer to Join CoSA


Summer 2018

CoSA Summer Intensives (Optional workshops in the arts)


If you are a current Coronado Middle School student applying for Musical Theatre & Drama, your Audition Day is March 10 in the afternoon.

Application Process

Step One: Complete a CoSA application for the 2018-19 school year. Links to these applications are below. 

Please apply to only one conservatory. Each conservatory’s application is unique to that conservatory, but ALL applications must contain the following four parts:

Part I: Application for specific conservatory
Part II: Proof of Grades and Attendance Record
Part III: Essay
Part IV: Evaluation from arts professional or teacher

Applications for the 2018-19 school year are below. 

Classical and Contemporary Dance 

Digital Arts - Animation, Graphic Design, Filmmaking, Game Design 

Instrumental Music

Musical Theatre & Drama 

Technical Theatre (Stagecraft and stage management)

Visual Arts

Step Two: Send or drop off the COMPLETE application packet by February 9 to:

Admissions, Coronado School of the Arts
650 D Avenue
Coronado, CA  92118 

You may also scan the complete packet to: nancy.mcrae@coronadousd.net