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At IDEAS Academy we are dedicated to preparing students for our rapidly changing world, one that increasingly values conceptualization, innovation, and empathy. We are moving into an era where creative thinking is valued as much as critical thinking and basic communication skills are no longer enough. Those that thrive will have the ability to understand what moves humankind, the ability to create relationships, and the ability to think holistically.

We live in an unprecedented time, one that requires an educational shift to ensure our students are prepared for the future. At IDEAS Academy students learn to use their mind well and thrive in an era with exponential growth in technology and information. Our graduates are powerful communicators, innovators, and leaders.

Enrollment Information 

SASD families interested in enrolling their child at IDEAS Academy for the 2015-2016 school year should complete an Intradistrict/Charter School Transfer Request between December 1st - February 15th. Families residing outside the SASD should complete an Open Enrollment Application online between February 2nd - April 30th. Please visit the SASD Enrollment Page for more information or contact us directly.

Enrollment Events

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AmeriCorps Visit

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College Acceptance 100%

What is Gallery Night?

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Making Thinking Visible


IDEAS Rock Band Class to perform

The public is invited to see one of the final stages of the journey the IDEAS Rock Band class has been on this trimester. Over the course of the trimester students have focused on learning key elements of what it takes to be in a rock band: communication, collaboration, and Habits of Mind.

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"The Curious Collection of Albert Montwhistle," Ep. 1

The IDEAS Acting Seminar is back with another radio drama podcast. This time it is an original script written by our very own drama teacher, Mike Hanlon[sitetree_link,id=109], "The Curious Collection of Albert Montwhistle." This is episode 1, but students will serialize the work through multiple episodes in February.

Read more about "The Curious Collection of Albert Montwhistle," Ep. 1.

IDEAS Project Feature | Psychology's Influence on Culture

Hannah Staats is a sophomore at IDEAS Academy. For her IDEAS Project this fall semester, she followed her curiosity about self-enhancement bias through a course of research in order to uncover and interpret the following question:

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IDEAS: ACT Testing
When: March 2 2015 - March 3 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Rockband Performance
When: March 2 2015 - March 2 2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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When: March 3 2015 - March 4 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm