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Industrial Design Engineering and Art

iDEA

2017 Microterm

Course Options are now online for the 2017 Microterm between SAMI and IDEA. Registration will be May 12th during mentor group

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Welcome Class of 2021

Class of 2021 Join us for the First Look Days starting in April!

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Apply to the Youth Heritage Project

Engages students and teachers in historic preservation and develop an understanding of how cultural resources affect a community.

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Vision

We believe all students have the right to high-quality educational experiences that develop their unique needs and passion.


Mission

Our mission is to partner with community resources to change public education, emphasizing creativity and utilizing a fully inclusive model that educates the whole student through our values: Community . Empathy . Thinking . Balance​ .

  • Community - First and foremost, we are a learning community. Careful planning and design of school culture has helped us rely on the strengths of each staff and student. Students enter the school with the expectation to develop his/her leadership potential within and beyond our school. 

  • Empathy - We seek to continually put ourselves in someone else's shoes and seek new ways of approaching a problem. Every member of our community has unique perspectives, strengths and struggles, and we strive to adapt our approach to see the world from their point of view.

    Thinking - We challenge ourselves to dive deep into any idea, seeking a strong understanding as opposed to merely reciting facts. We believe in putting complex problems in the hands of inspired young people, setting the bar higher and higher beyond what even they assume they can achieve.

    Balance - We seek both left-brained and right-brained thinkers, creativity alongside analysis. Seeking both macro and micro, we study the species and the ecosystem, the inflection of one note and the whole orchestra. We find balance in perspective and our schools seek to always show both sides of a picture.