Integrated Arts Academy

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 located in Chaska, Minnesota, founded on research linking academic success to the arts and hands-on learning experiences. Our curriculum embeds culinary, horticulture, visual arts, and floral and textile design into core subjects such as math, science, English, and social studies. The rich arts-integrated instruction, small school size (~125 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, teamwork, and more 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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Floral & Textile Design

Floral & Textile Design 

Integrated Arts Academy offers basic instruction in floral and textile design techniques with an emphasis on the elements and principles of design.

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