VAPA Programs

At Capital Christian School, students are offered many opportunities to discover and develop their artistic talents from a Christian world view. Starting in preschool and continuing through 12th grade, the visual and performing arts offerings include instruction in areas such as drawing, design, painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, speech, drama, choir, vocal ensemble, choreography, musical theater, and band. Each year CCS students are recognized for their artistic abilities at local art, band, and choir competitions as well as performing in outstanding plays, musicals and concerts throughout the year. For more grade specific information, please visit the Visual and Performing Arts area for each campus.

Early Education

Arts & Crafts

Arts and crafts are an important element of our Early Education Center, and an essential part of the development and growth of a child. From coloring to painting, drawing to Christmas projects, children have the opportunity to express themselves throughout the year in a variety of visual artistic methods.

Children are given the opportunity to experiment, discover, imagine and express their original ideas in a free and open environment where the individual and their personal contributions are cherished. Teachers encourage creativity in their classrooms, and the skills that are developed are a key part of establishing the learning process in young minds. Artwork from children is generously displayed in classrooms to encourage students and to share work and ideas.

Drama & Music

Music and movement fill the classrooms at Capital Christian Early Education Center. Teachers design activities and learning units which are enhanced by music and song. Children learn as they sing familiar and creative songs. They have the opportunity to worship God during weekly chapels and through singing and acting out Bible stories as part of their daily learning program. Musical productions are presented throughout the year, offering parents the chance to see their child display their gifts, creativity and personality.

Elementary School

At Capital Christian Elementary School, students have many opportunities to discover and to develop their artistic talents from a Christian world view. Elementary offerings include:

  • Art Instruction
  • Community Art Contests
  • ACSI Art Contest
  • Band
  • Band Concerts
  • Music Classes
  • Onsite Piano Instruction
  • Christmas Musical/Drama
  • Spring Praise Performance
  • Drama Team
  • Worship Team
  • ACSI Speech Meet


The Bible teaches that each one of us is made in the image of God, our Creator (Genesis 1:27). Therefore, we all are capable of creating and being artists. It is our desire that each child use his or her God-given talent to worship the Lord. Students in grades K-5 enjoy formal art education within their classrooms. Students analyze, assess and derive meaning from works of art, including their own, according to the elements of art, the principles of design, and art history and appreciation.


The Elementary Band Program is designed to introduce students to the world of instrumental musical performance. Beginning in the 3rd grade, students have the opportunity to explore their God-given musical talents via woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments.

Music Education

The elementary music education program at Capital Christian School is based upon Psalm 8:2, “From the lips of children and infants You have ordained praise.”

As the children use their voices to praise the Lord, their hearts and lives are strengthened in Him. Music classes strive to incorporate many facets of the fine arts into our music education program. In addition to foundational teaching in music instruction, Christmas and spring programs are presented. These integrate artistic expressions such as choir, drama and choreography. They highlight the talents of our students, and more importantly, seek to showcase the glory of God as the students use their gifts to honor Him.

Middle School

At Capital Christian Middle School, students have many opportunities to discover and to develop their artistic talents from a Christian world view. Middle school offerings include:

  • Middle School Presents
  • Art Classes
  • ACSI Art Contest
  • ACSI Speech Meet
  • Digital Photography
  • Choir
  • Band
  • Pep Band


The 9th Annual Band Pasta (formerly known as Spaghetti) Dinner and Raffle fundraiser will be held on Friday, November 1st. Come out and support your bands. The MS band will be performing along with the high school band during the varsity football game. Pre-sale tickets for the dinner are $5.00 each and are available in the band room or through a MS band member. Please be sure to also purchase some $5.00 raffle tickets (1st prize: Big Screen TV; 2nd prize: Laptop; 3rd prize: Digital Camera…see pops in the band room).  All proceeds go towards the band’s spring trip to Disneyland and Music in the Parks competition. If you would like to help, make a donation, or have any questions, please contact Papa Reber at or 916.849.4357.

MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESENTS - "A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock and Roll"

Coming Soon: Middle School Presents “A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock and Roll.” Join us November 7, 2019, for a fun evening of music, drama, and art! The show begins at 7:00PM in the CCHS Performing Arts Center. Entrance fees will be taken at the door. Prices are $5.00 for general admission and $2.00 for all CCS students and staff. Don’t miss this night of entertainment from your very own CCMS students.  Contact the VAPA Dept. if you have any questions or need more information, at 916.856.5611, ext. 1779.


High School

At Capital Christian High School, students have many opportunities to discover and to develop their artistic talents from a Christian world view. High school offerings include:

  • Art I, Art II, Art III and AP Art Design
  • AP Art History
  • Local & ACSI Art Contests
  • ACSI Band & Choir Festivals
  • ACSI Speech Meet
  • Drama I and II Classes
  • Choir
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Fall Visual and Performing Arts Presentation - "Collage"
  • Spring Musical
  • Band
  • Pep Band