A Powerful Learning Community, Serious About Sobriety


Jordan is a senior at PEASE Academy in Minneapolis, a sober high school. He talks about how his life has changed since coming to the school, the positive things students are involved with and the importance of having peer support.

Jordan was helping out at a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the school, which meets at a church building near the University of Minnesota. PEASE traces its roots to 1989.


Since 1989, PEASE Academy has been providing students with a refuge from social pressures and a doorway to incredible opportunity. As the nation’s oldest recovery high school, we not only celebrate our long history- but we look forward to a strong future- one that continues to provide a quality educational experience that is centered on healing and hope.
PEASE Academy is the oldest recovery high school in the United States

PEASE Academy is the oldest recovery high school in the United States, serving students in recovery since February 1989. Located in the heart of Dinkytown, PEASE Academy offers an incredible array of opportunities that can be found at the University of Minnesota and the thriving metropolitan area of the Twin Cities.


Walk to support recovery

It’s time to mark your calendars for the Minnesota Recovery Connection’s 2017 Walk for Recovery. MRC’s annual walking fundraiser is a great time for our community to celebrate recovery and show support for our students, staff and families. It’s a time to generate hope, reduce stigma and connect the P.E.A.S.E. family with the larger recovery community. MCR is a community organization that serves the seven county metro area as a


New Teacher Workshop

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm

First Day of School–Students return

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Staff Development–No School

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm