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About Us

At Carlos Santana Arts Academy (CSAA) we give all students the opportunity, encouragement, and support they needed to achieve at very high academic levels. We focus on standards-based academics with arts at the core. Providing multiple pathways to understanding and achievement for all types learners. Our teachers implement best practices based on current research in arts education, pedagogy and curriculum, with arts infusion in core curriculum while making data-driven decisions to develop differentiated lessons and strategies that meet the needs of all students.

News & Announcements

Principal's Message

On behalf of the entire staff at Carlos Santana Arts Academy, I extend my best wishes for a successful and fulfilling year ahead. May this school year be filled with joy, curiosity, and remarkable achievements. We look forward to embarking on this journey with you and are confident that, together, we will make it a truly exceptional year.

Ready for the World!

For the next four years, Los Angeles Unified will focus on a singular goal: ensure ALL our students graduate READY FOR THE WORLD – to thrive in college, career, and life. This Strategic Plan represents a promise to our entire Los Angeles Unified community that we will achieve this goal.

All Families Connected

The Los Angeles Unified School District is working to ensure every student and employee has access to the internet connectivity needed for high-quality teaching and learning.


Mar 19

Open House/ Casa Abierta

Time: 4 PM – 6 PM

Apr 12

ELAC April 12, 2024 at 10:00 am

Time: 10 AM – 11 AM
Location: Parent Center Zoom: 730 922 6710

Dec 5

ELAC December 5, 2023

Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Parent Center Zoom: 730 922 6710

Dec 7

SSC December 7, 2023

Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Zoom: 730 922 6710

Sep 30


Our Mission

The mission of Carlos Santana Arts Academy (CSAA), in collaboration with families and the community, is to prepare students to be successful in a diverse society and ever-changing world, becoming self-directed learners as they reach proficiency in a standards-based curriculum with arts at its core. The CSAA staff supports students in becoming technologically skilled original thinkers who are innovative problem solvers, effective communicators, and responsible members of society.
La misión de Escuela Carlos Santana Arts Academy (CSAA), junto con la colaboración de familias y la comunidad, es para preparar a los estudiantes para tener éxito en una sociedad diversa y un mundo de cambio, convertirse en aprendices auto-dirigidos a medida que leen en el dominio de un plan de estudios basados en las normas del currículo con el enfoque en las artes. El personal de CSAA brinda apoyo a los estudiantes para convertirse en pensadores originales con habilidades tecnológicas, que son capaces de solucionar problemas innovadores, comunicadores efectivos, y miembros responsables de la sociedad.