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.


Rosario: More colleges should embrace recovery, as with Augsburg’s ‘Step-Up’ program

By Rubén Rosario | rrosario@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press February 28, 2017 at 5:44 pm It came to the point that Maximilian Marcy decided it was finally time to get clean and stay clean. The heady mix of marijuana, booze and uppers were taking a serious toll on the Luther College freshman from Belle Plaine, Minn. He heard about Augsburg College’s residential Step-Up program for college students in recovery and transferred. Sixteen


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