Anoka Middle School for the Arts offers a learning environment that emphasizes the integration of core academics with the arts. In addition to rigorous core classes, the arts curriculum provides students the opportunity to explore the following art courses in depth through advancing levels: Ceramics, Drawing, Fabric Arts, Painting, Band, Choir, Dance, Music Composition, Orchestra, Theater, Digital Productions, and Creative Writing.
AMSA students work with professional guest artists, visit live performances, participate in educational field trips, and engage in public showcases (certain art classes). These experiences create collaborative and creative environments, build student confidence, and engage them in learning.
Anoka Middle School for the Arts has been recognized as Top 20 Magnet School of America in 2020, and received numerous awards as National Magnet School of Excellence and Distinction.