Integrated Arts Academy

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Our Mission
To prepare each learner for lifelong success through personalized, inquiry-based education combining art and core academic standards. We believe in education that is student-centered, community-focused, and relevant to our world. 
 
Integrated Arts Academy is a public high school founded on research linking academic success to the arts and hands-on learning experiences. Our curriculum embeds culinary, horticulture and visual arts into core subjects such as English, math, science, and social studies. The rich arts-integrated instruction, small school size (~80 students), and strong community partnerships offer students a true personalized high school education.

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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Students learn culinary techniques and management skills hands-on from educators in the classroom, but also gain experience with culinary professionals.

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Horticulture

Horticulture

We teach environmental studies, ecology, business skills, and teamwork through the lens of the horticultural arts. We partner with the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and other local experts.

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Our teaching methods combine a rigorous curriculum with active learning through the arts. Areas of study include ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, videography, and decorative art.

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112 Online: June 6, 2024

As the summer season begins, I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all of you. This time of year is perfect for relaxation, family activities, and rejuvenation after a busy school year. I hope you take this opportunity to enjoy the sunny days, embark on new adventures, and create lasting memories with your students. Whether you are traveling, attending local events, or simply enjoying the comfort of your home, may this summer be filled with joy and excitement. 

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