Minnesota State Academies make up of two different schools. One of the schools is for children that are blind. The other school are for children that are deaf.

Each one are public schools that are ran by the state. These schools were established back in 1863.

They focus on these children with special needs from the ages of birth to 21.

The schools are both located in Faribault, MN. They are just one mile apart from one another. They are located on the bluffs above the Canon River. An average of 300 students go to each one of these schools.

Also, Minnesota State Academies are co-ed schools. At the school for the blind there are activities such as swimming, choir, and drama. At the school for the deaf there are activities such as basketball, volleyball, and football.