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The Monroe Academy for Visual Arts (MAVAD) is a comprehensive high school that enriches its curricula with an emphasis in the visual arts. Our goals are to provide students with the best educational opportunities in all of the major content areas and to work with students to develop their leadership potential. MAVAD offers students a wide range of school and community activities.

Four year sequence in Art; Bilingual classes, College Now.

Leadership & Support:  Peer Leadership Class, School/Community Service Projects, Student Government, Readers are Leaders, HIV/AIDS Peer Educators, City-wide and National Writing and Art Contests, Trips, Internships
Academic:  Kaplan SAT Prep Class, Poetry Slams
Artistic:  Performing Arts Club

Collaboration with United Way provides students with a Health Clinic, an Artist in Residence and an Internship Program. Other collaborations with museums exist.
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