The mission of the High School of Art & Design is to inspire, educate, and fully prepare our gifted students to become exceptional artists.  Through a unified curriculum that incorporates a broad spectrum of disciplines integrating art, technology and academics, our students are prepared to go on to college and careers with industry-standard mastery in the major of their choice.  With a commitment to promoting strong ethical values and professional demeanor, we strive to foster a sense of community among our students, staff and parents.  We are dedicated to engendering students' productive, creative and innovative participation in the world of visual arts as concerned and caring citizens of the global community.