Shaw VPA Elementary CEC School offers a range of programs in visual and performing arts. The school also offers an academic program that includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, reading, spelling and science, technology and physical education. Shaw VPA Elementary CEC School is a part of St. Louis Public Schools, which is governed by an independent board of directors. St. Louis Public Schools offers education to students in kindergarten through grade 12. It operates Clark Elementary School, Des Peres Big Picture Elementary School, Herzog Elementary School and Gateway Middle School. Shaw VPA Elementary CEC School is located in St. Louis.