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To 2015 and Beyond!

Perpich Arts High School is now taking applications for the 2014-15 school year. The deadline for applications has been extended to April 15, 2014.

Application forms are available for download or may be picked up at the front desk of the school. Please also consult the Credit Requirements for 2014-2015 if needed.

All applications for this round of admissions must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, April 15. There will be no exceptions to this deadline.

Applications may be delivered through any of the following methods:

  • Dropped off at the front desk of the school.
  • Mailed to our address:
    Admissions Department
    6125 Olson Memorial Highway
    Golden Valley MN 55422

  • Faxed to '763-591-4747
  • Emailed

At the time of submission, each application must include the application form, a brief essay by the student, a letter of recommendation from an academic teacher and the student's most up-to-date unofficial transcript from his or her home school.

Those students whose applications receive initial approval will receive letters inviting them to admission reviews in March. For more information, please contact the Admissions Department. The department can also be reached by phone at 763-279-4168 or 1-800-657-3515 toll free from outside the metro area.

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Information Sessions

Perpich Arts High School hosts information sessions every year for prospective students and their families. No reservation or RSVP is needed. Information sessions for the 2014-15 school year are:

  • Saturday, Oct. 12, 1-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 11, 1-3 p.m.

Shadowing and Tours

Students interested in spending a day as a shadow may email Admissions or call 763-279-4168. Shadow days are every Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. unless the school is not in session.

Parents and prospective students who cannot come to an information session but would like to tour the school may come to the school on any Thursday at 1 p.m. for a tour. No reservations are required.

Perpich Arts High school is located at 6125 Olson Memorial Highway, in Golden Valley. Directions to the Arts High School.

School Profile

The Perpich Arts High School Profile (pdf) contains more information about classes and the class of 2013.

Postsecondary Information

Perpich Arts High School's philosophy of educating students in and through the arts has proven to be effective and successful. College admissions counselors have commented on the advanced preparedness of our graduates. The young men and women from the class of 2013 were accepted to 56 colleges in 17 states and two Canadian provinces. Perpich graduates go on to success in many different endeavors. Many choose to continue their studies in the arts. Others may choose a different field of study or career path. Whether they go on to work, travel, college, or other adventures, Perpich graduates take with them the ability to learn, collaborate, create and contribute.