About the SCPA

Fees & Tuition

Fees And Tuition

SCPA is a Cincinnati Public School and is tuition free to all accepted and enrolled students who are district residents.  Beginning with the 2013-14 school year, non-district residents in the state of Ohio who are accepted and enrolled may also attend SCPA tuition free. Transportation for non-district residents is the sole responsibility of the student's family. 

Office of the School Treasurer

Artistic Fee Policy 2013-2014 - Click here (the 2014-2015 update will be posted by July 15, 2014)

Payment Instructions—Student Fees

  • Payments by mail are accepted by money order only, never by personal check.   Write money orders payable to SCPA.

Mail to:

The School for Creative and Performing Arts

Attention: School Treasurer

108 W. Central Parkway

Cincinnati, Ohio  45202

  • Payments made at the SCPA Treasurer’s Office are accepted in cash or money order only.
  • Alternatively, internet credit card and electronic check payments may be made through www.payforit.net on whole-amount student fees and out-of-district tuition charged on SCPA student accounts.  There is a transaction charge of $1.95 for each transaction.  You will need to know the student’s CPS Student Id. Number, which is stated on the student’s grade reports and account statements, in order to make an internet payment on a student account.

If you have any question whatsoever about payment of fees, please contact the SCPA Treasurer:

Ms. Katie Donnelly

Room 1057 / Phone: 513-363-8041

Office Hours:  8:15 AM - 4:00 PM

Thank you for attending to business matters!


SCPA Treasurer’s Office

Ms. Katie Donnelly, SCPA Treasurer
Room 1057
(513) 363-8041

Business Hours:  8:15 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday-Friday

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