CAPES - Cultural Arts Project for Every Student

Placentia CAPES Program

The "CAPES" program will provide grants to help teachers bring a curriculum related art project to life for students in grades K through 12. It is our desire to contribute up to $500.00 (maximum) in monetary assistance for each grant issued.

We want to help! 

You are welcome to team up with other teachers at your school for a joint project. The curriculum related project must include any program that is related to music, visual art, dance, drama, poetry, photography or graphic arts.

The Application Process Is Simple

Click on the links for an application and a C.A.P.E.S. 2018 Flyer. Make sure to mail the application to the address below. Application period is now closed. If you have any questions please contact the Placentia Community Services Department at 714-993-8243.

City of Placentia
Community Services Department
401 E Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870

Winning Criteria

Winners will be selected based upon the following criteria:

  • Originality/Uniqueness
  • Creativity
  • Student involvement in hands-on learning experiences with the arts

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners

SchoolProject TitleLead TeacherAmount Granted
El Dorado H.S.

The Children's Storybook Project

Audra Ross


El Dorado H.S.

"Is it Just a Stick?"

Janmarie Halliday


Valencia H.S.

Engaging Every Student

Sherrie Olive


Valadez M.S.

Animated Musical Ninja

Jeff Schumerth


Valencia H.S.

Food Photography Cookbook Collaboration

Catherine Wilson


Kraemer M.S.

Ink and Marker Hand Collage

Julie Masone


Golden Elem.

Owl Cut Paper Project on Canvas

Laurel Ayer